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Old Burial Hill

Marblehead, MA 01945
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Historic Spot - Worth The Visit and Views

Historic Spot - Worth The Visit and Views! Nice views from this historic burial ground. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
brynulf
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Oslo
Very interesting and lovely views

I love old cemeteries, so this is a great one. Some of the stones are very old and extremely... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
pjh32256
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Boston, Massachusetts
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One of New England's most scenic graveyards, it affords a view of Old Marblehead, the harbor, and the sea. It was established in 1638 at the site of Marblehead’s first meeting house and is the burial site of some 600 Revolutionary soldiers, most in unmarked graves.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Historic Spot - Worth The Visit and Views! Nice views from this historic burial ground. Well worth a quick stop!

Thank brynulf
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I love old cemeteries, so this is a great one. Some of the stones are very old and extremely unusual. This is one of the oldest grave yards in New England. The views from the top are lovely. As with everything in Marblehead, the parking...More

Thank pjh32256
Reviewed 19 January 2017

If you love old Cemetaries, or you are a History buff, here is where to find the burial site of Col. John Glover.

Thank ohso
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Feelings of an older time is prevalent here. The layout and care make for an enjoyable and peaceful stroll.

Thank Don S
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Quaint example of an early American cemetery with wonderful views around. If you enjoy viewing these unique, colonial gravestones, you'll enjoy this in town cemetery with its view.

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We were actually just lazing around on our last say in Marblehead and came upon this cemetery on google. Awesome historical spot! It's a beautiful cemetery too. There are a couple super old headstones encased in cement to preserve them and a memorial for a...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 3 October 2016

If you have time to kill and are interested in old grave yards, this was an interesting place. Well maintained and a lot of the "old" stones have been replaced, but looks like they were made like the original ones.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Old Burial Hill has a great view of the water and it near to Crowninshield Island, I'd recommend going to both since they're close together, if you can go to the island at low tide so you can cross over and see what's on this...More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Old old cemetary.. 1638 I believe?! Mrs. Redd, victim of Salem witch trials is buried here along with Puritans and about 600 revolutionary war soldiers. Rocky, hilly, historical grave stones and very cool. In the spring they have toy sailboat races on Redd's pond. There's...More

Thank mjme11
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

An old cemetery with graves dating back to the early settlers. A wonderful historic site and place for both reverence and to enjoy the history.

Thank GML2014
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