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Old Burial Hill

Marblehead, MA 01945
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The burial hill at Marblehead is a must visit spot in Marblehead. There are many old gravestones... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
KP11347
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Haslemere, United Kingdom
Great views, Hocus Pocus, and fascinating history.

This is an absolute must if you're in the area. Marblehead is super close to Salem, and as an avid... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Megan M
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Cork, Ireland
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One of New England's most scenic graveyards, it affords a view of Old Marblehead, the harbor, and the sea. It was established in 1638 at the site of Marblehead’s first meeting house and is the burial site of some 600 Revolutionary soldiers, most in unmarked graves.
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

The burial hill at Marblehead is a must visit spot in Marblehead. There are many old gravestones and a couple of memorials including a memorial of a supposed Witch wrongly hanged as part of the Salem Witch Trials. Am told some scenes from Hocus Pocus...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is an absolute must if you're in the area. Marblehead is super close to Salem, and as an avid Hocus Pocus fan it was my first stop when I got there. It's located on a hill near the older residential district with entrances on...More

Thank Megan M
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were staying in Salem so we took a day trip over to this cemetery. Unspoiled and awesome. We were the only ones around and we wandered around reading stones and soaking in the history. As a bonus this is where parts...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

Historic Spot - Worth The Visit and Views! Nice views from this historic burial ground. Well worth a quick stop!

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Reviewed 23 January 2017

I love old cemeteries, so this is a great one. Some of the stones are very old and extremely unusual. This is one of the oldest grave yards in New England. The views from the top are lovely. As with everything in Marblehead, the parking...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

If you love old Cemetaries, or you are a History buff, here is where to find the burial site of Col. John Glover.

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Reviewed 4 December 2016

Feelings of an older time is prevalent here. The layout and care make for an enjoyable and peaceful stroll.

Thank Don S
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Quaint example of an early American cemetery with wonderful views around. If you enjoy viewing these unique, colonial gravestones, you'll enjoy this in town cemetery with its view.

Thank Tom A
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We were actually just lazing around on our last say in Marblehead and came upon this cemetery on google. Awesome historical spot! It's a beautiful cemetery too. There are a couple super old headstones encased in cement to preserve them and a memorial for a...More

Thank Jessica W
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

If you have time to kill and are interested in old grave yards, this was an interesting place. Well maintained and a lot of the "old" stones have been replaced, but looks like they were made like the original ones.

Thank Kathy S
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