Riverside Cemetery in the Fall


Riverside Cemetery was among the first sites in the garden cemetery movement of the mid 1800s. The national historic landmark in Waterbury, CT, is a virtual who's who from what was once the Brass Capital of the World. 

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Over a span of 100 years, through World War II, when Waterbury's factories turned from brass buttons to brass bomb fittings, more brass was produced in Waterbury than in any other place on earth.

The city is also the birthplace of Timex. Clock making was also a major industry in the region. Waterbury Clock, which became Timex in the 2oth century, produced the popular $1 watch, of which Mark Twain was said to send letters from Hartford to purchase as many as 10 at a time.

For more about Riverside, visit the cemetery's website.