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Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River
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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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  • Beautiful cemetery. pretty easy to find from the Lizzie Borden house. graves were kept very nice & clean 
  • I'm a big fan of visiting cemeteries and New England has some stunning ones. This ones claim to fame is the Borden family graves. Other than that it has some lovely autumn colour, although many of the...  more »
  • Easy to find. They have good directions at the Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast. There are arrows on the road so you can easily find the graves. 
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  • 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!!!
  • Great cemetery with rolling hills. Check out the famous Lizzie Borden's grave while here!
  • just went to go see Lizzie Borden
  • 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