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October 6, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us at Elizabeth Bishop’s grave to mark the anniversary of her death (Oct. 6, 1979)

Friday, Oct. 6th, 2023, 10 am

Hope Cemetery
119 Webster Street, Worcester
This event is sponsored by Mapping Worcester in Poetry, a project with the Worcester County Poetry Association as community partner, which offers a 20- minute self-guided driving tour of local sites related to Bishop. To download the tour, visit https://worcestercountypoetry.org/mapping-worcester-in-poetry/.
➔ From Main Street, head south to Webster Square (at Southbridge Street), turn left on Mill Street, and then right immediately on Webster Street. After three blocks the cemetery’s main gate will be on your left.
➔ From Route 290 West, take exit 14 (Hope Avenue, Route 12 North) and bear right. After you turn sharply right at a rotary to exit onto Webster Street, the cemetery’s main gate will be on your right.
➔ Enter the main gate and drive along Curtis Avenue. Take your fourth left onto Beech Avenue (after Elm, Larch, and Bush). Proceed for one short block until you see two trees together on the left side of the road;
Bishop’s grave lies behind the first tree. There is ample space to park close to the gravestone


October 6, 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am


Kate Gregoire and Susan Elizabeth Sweeney


E.Bishop Grave at Hope Cemetary
119 Webster St.
Worcester, MA 01603 United States
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