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Burial Hill

School Street, Plymouth, MA
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William Bradford, the second governor of Plymouth Colony, is buried here.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its our history, you are walking through a beautiful cemetery visiting people who stepped off the tall ships and founded this land. John Howland for example was on the Mayflower. Amazing to think you are standing at the grave of such people. The stones are...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a quick walk up the hill on top of Plymouth. Its a very moving place to visit and seeped in history

Thank MegWesternAustralia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This stop alone was worth a visit to Plymouth. The history that is contained on this one hill is hard to fathom. We were sad to see that a number of the stones were so weathered that the writing was very hard to impossible to...More

Thank Jen00TB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantasic walk through winding, tree filled, narrow paths and old stairways. There is so much history packed into this small area. Get a guide book ahead of time so you can search the book and then find the headstones. There is an...More

Thank Gregory A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way back from Cape to the Boston airport. It was interesting and a great place to stretch our legs. Easy walk from Plymouth Rock.

Thank Layla O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great cemetery load with very old stones. The great thing is there were many gravestones that were repaired or in an outer casting to protect them. A hilly place so walking can be hard, but there are stairs here and there. Well...More

Thank maxrebos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wandered up on a whim and were happy we did. Fascinating way to spend an hour plus we found some family

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We visited burial hill to find the grave markers of our ancestors. We were surprised by the steepness of the stairs to the top, and then by the view of the city from the crest. There were a lot of old gravestones that showed the...More

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We (2 Adults, 3 Kids) spent about an hour looking at the old graves and walking around the hill. It was really amazing to see just a piece of history. You can't really go anywhere else in the US to see historical items of this...More

1  Thank Frank C
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This is worth the climb up the hill to see this graveyard. If your a graveyard junky you won't be disappointed. So much history. Do take the time to check out who is buried there first so you can locate their spots. It was nice...More

Thank Farmerhouse
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Treski68
19 July 2016|
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Response from rcurry17 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not, unless you google burial hill and see if there is some help on there. We gave up because we were told the oldest graves were lost. Luckily many of my relatives had moved inland and we found many there. Check... More
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pianoemily
14 March 2016|
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Response from Bill G | Reviewed this property |
I have been there a couple of times, but don't remember any maps or other ways to find any person. It is just unique, the way the wording on the headstones. Or at least it is different from headstones here in Missouri... More
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