Historic Swan Point Cemetery expands

NEW PLOT: Anthony Hollingshead, president of Swan Point Cemetery in Providence, in the new burial section, which opened in December offering more landscaping, modern monuments, open land and new options for the customer. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
NEW PLOT: Anthony Hollingshead, president of Swan Point Cemetery in Providence, in the new burial section, which opened in December offering more landscaping, modern monuments, open land and new options for the customer. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
The final resting place of famed author H.P. Lovecraft and Rhode Island School of Design founder Helen Adelia Rowe Metcalf, Swan Point Cemetery, is a swath of green space surrounded by the state’s creative capital. Two hundred twenty acres abutting the Seekonk River, between Providence’s Hope and Blackstone neighborhoods, the nonsectarian cemetery operates as a…
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