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Oak Grove Cemetery

Prospect Street, Fall River, MA
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Ranked #5 of 16 Attractions in Fall River
Type: Cemeteries
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Millbury, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I have loved this cemetery from the time I was a young girl and walked through it almost everyday. Of course , the Borden grave is the big attraction but the cemetery itself is interesting and beautiful. If you come to Fall River, don't miss it. If you can come in the Fall when the leaves are turning color, that... More

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Lots of history here many famous and not so famous buried here Many of my family are here so we bought a plot also

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Lady Lake, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
41 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

There are actually arrows on the pavement, directing visitors to the grave sites of Lizzie bordem, emma and their poor slain parents. The cemetery is also beautiful in itself.

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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92 reviews 92 reviews
15 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I often walk the roads of Oak Grove Cemetery for exercise and, like any outdoor site, the view changes dramatically as the seasons change. There are in fact many oaks here but there are also maple, beech, dogwoods, etc... so that the autumn foliage is beautiful. There is one large tulip poplar that is spectacular in the spring. Beside the... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

The cemetery is huge and very interesting to walk around and view all of the headstones. The infamous Borden family is buried there and it's nice that the cemetery has arrows painted on the walk so that you can find the Borden family's gravestones easily. Some of the headstones are very ornate and beautiful to look at. Worth the trip... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

A decent place to visit to see old Fall River history from the prospective of the people who lived there for 200+ years. Parking available and easy to find.

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Rolla, Missouri
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16 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Most people visit the Oak Grove Cemetery to see the Borden family graves. When you enter the beautiful stone archway, immediately turn left and follow the white arrows to the graves. As far as cemeteries go, the Oak Grove Cemetery is one of the most gorgeous and well kept cemeteries I've ever visited.

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Philadelphia
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

The cemetery was beautiful. First, thank you for putting the white arrows on how to get to the Borden grave sites. That was an awesome idea! I enjoyed looking at the other memorials. You can see from the wear that the Borden's are getting a lot of traffic. While I was visiting there were two fellows from Canada who were... More

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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193 reviews 193 reviews
76 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

The Borden Family is one of the famous families buried here in the beautiful cemetery. Lizzie is here in the family plot, against her sister's wishes but her sister passed away before her.

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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82 reviews 82 reviews
28 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013 via mobile

Oak grove Cemetery is massive it is one of the largest Victorian and pre Victorian cemetaries around.. Home to the Borden family it is worth a drive ..Took my kids their the day after Halloween and it totally freaked them out..Follow the painted line from the beautiful archway and it will take you to the Borden family plot. Tell your... More

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