Located in Providence County, Highland Memorial Park Cemetery is a fixture in Johnston, Rhode Island, and has served the needs of area residents with pride and dignity for generations. Staff at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery take pride in their ability to offer multi-denominational and multicultural burial services for area residents. Since the early 1930s, the cemetery has offered security, peace, and comfort to loved ones and one of the most beautiful areas in Rhode Island as a perpetual resting place for those loved ones.
Sections of the cemetery offer a sense of comfort and tradition with names like Garden Of Devotion, Garden Of Faith, Natures Garden, Rosewood, Birch Garden, Sunset Garden, and Colonial Garden. The grounds offer a chapel to meet the needs of grieving family members and loved ones as well as a historic farm that evokes memories of simpler times and invites nostalgia in visitors. Highland Memorial Park Cemetery is considered a historical cemetery in one of the oldest communities in Rhode Island.
Highland Memorial Park Cemetery is also the dedicated resting place of Albert Hill, a World War I veteran buried on the grounds in the early 1970s. The cemetery grounds also offer final resting places for community founders, politicians and area residents who helped develop Providence County over the decades.
The area surrounding Highland Memorial Park Cemetery is steeped in history and surrounded by traditional, colonial style homes that lend credence to the dignity and history of the surrounding community. Nestled in the countryside slightly northwest of downtown Providence, the grounds of Highland Memorial Park Cemetery may be accessed via Interstate 295 or State Highway 6, known as the Hartford Pike. Within a short drive, visitors may visit beautiful Narragansett Bay or drive north to downtown Boston or east to Fall River. Within close proximity to the Snake Den State Park, visitors paying their respects are within minutes of outdoor attractions as well as ultra-modern accommodations, dining, and access to historical landmarks along this section of the eastern seaboard.