Gilman Chapel Restoration
THE TRUSTEES OF CEDAR GROVE CEMETERY were very pleased to announce the launch of an extensive restoration of the Gilman Chapel to coincide with celebration of the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of the cemetery.
Begun on April 23rd, 2018, this restoration effort involves many much-needed repairs to the interior and the exterior of the Chapel, including the slate roof, gutters, masonry, interior plastering and repainting, and restoration of the stained glass windows in the second phase.
As a result, the chapel is expected to be closed to the public for an estimated 6 to 8 weeks, with a targeted completion date of late June, 2018.
The Trustees are hoping for continued financial support from the community for the second phase of the project. A fundraising campaign to benefit the Gilman Chapel Restoration Fund was kicked off in May 2018.
Anyone interested in contributing to the “Gilman Chapel Restoration Fund” or to obtain further information about the restoration project is encouraged to call the cemetery office at 617-825-1360 or contact us.
To keep the community and all those interested up to date on this major restoration project, we invite you to “stay tuned,” and to come back from time to time to see the latest news.
The restoration of the interior of Gilman Chapel started on June 22nd, 2018. We invite you to check back for the latest news on the restoration project. Please note that while the restoration project is ongoing, the chapel will remain closed for use....read more
We are pleased to announce that Capital Construction has completed the restoration of the exterior of Gilman Chapel, right on schedule in mid-June. Please note that while the restoration project is ongoing, the chapel will remain closed for use. Please...read more
Visitors to the cemetery will notice that the first phase of the Gilman Chapel renovations began in early May. Staging has been set around the building and the roofers have begun repairing leaks and replacing parts of the slate roof. Please note that while...read more
Restoration work on the Gilman Chapel is scheduled to begin on April 23rd, 2018. The Trustees have contracted Capital Construction Contracting, Inc., a Dorchester company, to begin the initial phase of the work. Anyone interested in learning more about...read more