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Howard Phillips Lovecraft Grave

585 Blackstone Blvd, Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, RI 02906-5034
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Meh, it's alright

Try finding it!!! Holy moly!! For anyone looking to go when you enter drive straight in all the way... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
EFW2014
,
Jefferson, Maine
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Imbued with the spirit

We visited the Swan Pt. cemetery to visit the grave-site and ended up strolling around for several... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2016
travlelf
,
CT, USA
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good14%
  • Average42%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
14 Sep 2017
“Meh, it's alright”
14 Sep 2016
“Imbued with the spirit”
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585 Blackstone Blvd, Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, RI 02906-5034
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Try finding it!!! Holy moly!! For anyone looking to go when you enter drive straight in all the way to a big monument, your looking for the intersection of Avenue B and the Pond Rd. The Philips family plot is right at the end of...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2016

We visited the Swan Pt. cemetery to visit the grave-site and ended up strolling around for several hours. One can see why H.P. spent time there and perhaps found it a source of inspiration in selecting character names...

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Reviewed 26 June 2016

If you are an H P L reader this is the place to pay your respects, or if you are a geocacher you can count this as location on your travels.

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Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is for Lovecraft fans only. It's just a small personal tombstone beneath the big PHILLIPS stone. A cemetery worker told me that they often find odd offerings left on HP's gravesite. But visit if you're a fan; the cemetery is lovely - like a...More

1  Thank Loren W
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Swan Point cemetery is a beautiful place to wander exploring the landscape and statuary. If you're a Lovecraft fan and looking for some special memorial you won't find it here: there a headstone and a family obelisk. While the cemetery encourages public visitors they frown...More

1  Thank Bruce K
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

In Swan Point Cemetery. The cemetery is a pretty beautiful place if you enjoy wandering and looking at the tombstones and slices of history which remain there. Otherwise, go here to pay your respects to the tragically gifted horror writer, HP Lovecraft - aside from...More

1  Thank caddy1071
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Reviewed 2 December 2015

If you're expecting anything fancy, you'll be disappointed. It's a simple headstone -- and hard to find. The cemetery staff might help you find it via map, though. And the cemetery itself is quite beautiful and worth a walk around on its own merits.

1  Thank RhodeScholar123
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

He Is Providence. Nice family plot. Nice obelisk. Nice cemetery. It's a little off the beaten Lovecraft path, but only 10 minutes from Brown by car. It's worth it. The rest of the cemetery is also quite wonderful, especially if you like graveyards, and I...More

2  Thank kschubach
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

when H.P. wrote a story you know it was going to be something special. From his home in Prov.RI he gave us very scary stories that live on till this day. Tours are given from his old home in Providence and tales are told of...More

3  Thank Barry N
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Reviewed 25 March 2015

one of the true story tellers of his time and even too this day he wrote some scary stuff. his grave area SPOOKY I THINK HE IS AROUND THERE SOMEPLACE LOOKING AT YOU.

2  Thank Barry N
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