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Property Name Woodlawn Cemetery
Reference Number 13000535
State Massachusetts
County Worcester
Town Clinton
Street Address 2 Woodlawn Street
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 7/23/2013
Areas of Significance Landscape Architecture, Community Planning and Develo pment
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Woodlawn Cemetery possesses integrity of location, design, setting, materials, workmanship, feeling, and association, and meets criteria A and C and Criterion Consideration D for listing on the National Register with a local level of significance. Under criterion A, Woodlawn Cemetery is historically associated with the founding ofthe town of Clinton and its rapid development as a thriving industrial town in the 19th century. Under criterion C, Woodlawn Cemetery is an example of rural cemetery design in central Massachusetts in the 19th century.


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