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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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  • September 24, 2017
    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 »
  • September 23, 2017
    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 »
  • September 21, 2017
    Steep - if you are not in good shape or need a cane or walker this is not for you. Not for little kids either - tough terrain. Historical and I liked it.  more »
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  • February 26, 2017
    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.
  • April 19, 2017
    Such a beautiful view. My favorite part of Plymouth.
  • November 6, 2016
    We look forward to the Plymouth Antiquarian Society Burial Hill tour each month. Very informative and interesting.
  • November 27, 2016
    Beautiful and historical final resting place.
  • June 5, 2016
    Great to see how the Friends of Burial Hill are working to restore and preserve the cemetery markers.

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