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Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River

Categories: Cemeteries, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web
Oak Grove Cemetery is a historic cemetery located at 765 Prospect Street in Fall River, Massachusetts. It was established in 1855 and greatly improved upon in the years that followed. It features Gothic Revival elements, including an elaborate entrance arch constructed of locally-quarried Fall River granite. The cemetery originally contained 47 acres, but has since been expanded to roughly 100 acres. The cemetery is the city's most significant, built in the planned rural-garden style of Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It was designed and laid out by local architect Josiah Brown, who is also known for his designs of early mills including the Union, Border City, and others.Oak Grove Cemetery is the final resting place of many of the city's elite, including prominent mill owners and merchants. It also contains the city's Civil War Monument, donated by Richard Borden.The cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. It is still owned and operated by the City of Fall River.
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  • lives a block away from the oak grove cemetery and we would show people where liz's grave was with her family 
  • Went to visit the Borden grave. Cemetery is easy to get to from the Lizzie Borden home. Once through the gates of the cemetery its easy to locate the gravesite they have arrows telling you exactly whe...  read more »
  • Visiting this cemetery go hand in hand with the Lizzie Borden B&B. We went after the tour at night - even better. We got to hear the history of the Borden Family and heard more about their family and ...  read more »
  • Who would want to see Lizzie gray killer borden all of you don't go to her cematary!!!!!! Cause you want lighting to come so she can wake up and kill you?!?!?!!! So sickening!!!
  • This cemetery is beautiful and peaceful. I went and visited Lizzie Borden. I had a nice time. It was a nice experience on my New England tour.
  • This cementery is great. I have got book La Restauradora and remember this cementery
  • just went to go see Lizzie Borden
  • Look my grand grand father & mother - uncle names on stone is ( Preston )
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