God's Acre


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God’s Acre

Moravian graveyard in Winston-Salem, N.C., with 3,000 identical marble markers. [Am. Hist.: Collier’s, XIX, 471]
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The God's Acre project is an organisation which promotes the management of churchyards in ways that are sympathetic to the natural habitat and ecology of native plants and animals.
They include the two visited Friday -- Kettle Brook Conservation Area and Parson's Cider Mill Conservation Area; as well as Cascade Park and Conservation Area, Perkins Farm Conservation Area, the Blackstone River Bikeway, Green Hill Park, Cristoforo Colombo Park (and the East Side Trail that connects Green Hill Park and Cristoforo Colombo Park), God's Acre Conservation Area, Bovenzi Park, Crow Hill Conservation Area, Broad Meadow Brook Conservation Center and Wildlife Sanctuary, and the Tetasset Hills Trail.
The quiet serenity of Byrd and Tallis was broken only by high-pitched screams and laughter from somewhere on God's Acre.
The restoration has caused the thoughtless to think and driven idle loungers, who were wont to make its God's acre a playground, elsewhere.