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Re: [RI_Ancestors] Re: Visiting the Family @ St. Anns, Cranston, RI

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  • Anne Greenia
    Too funny. It s nice to know that I am not the only one who gets involved and loses track of the time. ... [Non-text portions of this message have been
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 28, 2012
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      Too funny. It's nice to know that I am not the only one who gets involved and loses track of the time.

      On Feb 28, 2012, at 9:42 AM, lorifarrell@... wrote:

      > thats too funny-sort of anti-climactic reading this but glad for you-lol
      >
      > --- In RI_Ancestors@yahoogroups.com, "miyukichan0987" <miyukichan0987@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Today it finally happened....
      > >
      > > I spent so much time hunting out headstones & "visiting" with family that I GOT LOCKED IN ST. ANNS CEMETERY!!!!
      > >
      > > Couldn't get out the main gate - closed & chained shut; couldn't get out the gate by the cemetery office- closed & chained shut. **Oh, crap!!**
      > >
      > > In a moment of insanity I did consider getting out of the car - moving, if I could, the big, metal donations drop off box & squeezing out between the fence & garage sort of building behind St. Ann's Church. I had the little Nissan Sentra so would have made it if I could move the donations box.
      > >
      > > Thankfully, I had my cell phone. So instead, I called the Cranston Police non-emergency number & was told of the unpublizied way out. Obviously, the cemetery would rather everyone left by closing (which I thought was sunset but was actually 4 pm) so this exit is hidden & unmarked.
      > >
      > > This is just an FYI for anyone else this should happen to as it might if you're here for a research trip - especially in the summer when it's light well past 4pm closing, trying to get as much done as possible & not watching the clock.
      > >
      > > Waaay in the back (south-westerly)corner by the St. Anns Parochial Elementary School is a hidden one way, automatic gate. Approach it slowly, wait a moment & it will open & let you out.
      > >
      > > Yup, I really thought I was going to spend the night in the cemetery.
      > >
      > > Linda
      > >
      >
      >



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