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Address: Plymouth, MA
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Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Description: William Bradford, the second governor of Plymouth Colony, is buried here.
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Full of history. A must see.

Amazing Historical Cemetery. Monuments to our founding fathers. Tours available. It is a must see for history or Ancestry buffs.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Endicott, New York
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Endicott, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Amazing Historical Cemetery. Monuments to our founding fathers. Tours available. It is a must see for history or Ancestry buffs.

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Mars Hill, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

we went here during the night with a tour....so wish I would have done it during the day as well. The history of this location is so amazing and it's hard to believe they would choose a hill to bury love ones on. A must for all!

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

One of the oldest cemeteries in the country where our pilgrims are buried the town of Plymouth is doing a lot restoration work removing damaged trees that could damage fragile grave stones and also reparing aging markers the hill offers spectacular views of Plymouth harbor if you come to Plymouth it's a must see

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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful views from the top! Also really cool to see all the old gravestones and the engravings. Worth the walk and climb up.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This burying ground is on high ground near Court Street. Many notables are buried here. It is easy to walk around after climbing many steps to access.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is quite a cemetery to visit. Lots to see, loads of history, make sure you go on a ghost tour with the kids!

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Philadelphia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Burial Hill located smack in the town of Plymouth (11 Lincoln St) behind First Parish Church (19 Town Sq) - now Unitarian Universalist). Enter by walking up steep stone steps and wander under large shade trees. Nine year old granddaughter and I searched for oldest gravestone -found one 1678. Engravings are as beautiful as one might expect. Inscribed on marker... More 

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My husband I took a walk up to Burial Hill at the entrance next to the John Carver Inn, it is a pretty steep hill so be prepared. Was an amazing walk through. The stones were really intricate and very interesting to read. Places to sit and rest, and look out at the water. I would recommend a visit here... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I always vist cemeteries in older towns and do a little gravestone reading. The steps leading into the cemetery provide a real workout. A lot of the stones are unreadable but the location provides a beautiful view of the harbor. I would say only for the interested but would recommend a ghost tour to the location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

There is a free parking lot beside the grave yard. It's free. It wasn't crowded at all. There were maybe 3 or 4 other people walking around there. We drove up to the free parking lot beside the grave yard. We took a short walk through the grave yard. There are great views of the ocean from it.

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Additional Information about Burial Hill

Address: Plymouth, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Plymouth
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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