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Burial Hill, Plymouth

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Burial Hill is a historic cemetery or burying ground in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and the burial site of several Pilgrims. The cemetery was founded in the 17th century and is located off Leyden Street, the first street in Plymouth.
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  • We walked up the old steps to get to this. The views are incredible! Walking around is so amazing to see the old headstones, some of them are so interesting and beautiful. Parking is on the narrow str...  more »
  • Located on the hill overlooking the harbor, the view is quite wonderful. Many of the headstones are quite ornate but you do have to know where to look if you're seeking out a particular grave. The cli...  more »
  • Even though need knee replacement, needed to walk through this cemetery to take pictures for genealogy purposes. Beautiful scene of the harbor from the top. Definitely will take a guided tour next tim...  more »
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  • One of my favorite places to meet new faces. I enjoy the subtlety of the crowd and quietness of the gatherings. A well place bench offers priceless views of Plymouth with haunting company surrounding.
  • Such a beautiful view. My favorite part of Plymouth.
  • We look forward to the Plymouth Antiquarian Society Burial Hill tour each month. Very informative and interesting.
  • Beautiful and historical final resting place.
  • Great to see how the Friends of Burial Hill are working to restore and preserve the cemetery markers.

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