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Burial Hill, Plymouth

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Cemetery Tourist Spot
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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  • Find someone to take a tour with for this. Incredible view of Plymouth and the ocean from hill. Very old  more »
  • A must see if you are visiting Plymouth for the history! We visited the cemetery on a ghost/history tour. Would like to go back in the day time to learn more.  more »
  • The cemetery, located on a small hill, represents a cross-section of history of Plymouth. Interesting look at the tombstones and their inscriptions.
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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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With no shortage of motels, hotels, and bed and breakfasts, Plymouth offers lodgings for every type of traveler. To stay close to the city's historic sites, book a room at a waterfront hotel--many offer touring and whale-watching packages. You can also stay near the historic harbor by choosing one of Plymouth's many inns, which also generally provide ocean views and offer easy access to shops and restaurants. Because Plymouth is a popular weekend getaway for many New Englanders, make your reservations well in advance.
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