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Evergreen Cemetery

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672 Stevens Ave, Portland, ME 04103-2658
+1 207-797-4597
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Great place to walk

This is a large cemetery that many people walk and ride their bikes in. There is a pond towards the... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2018
ladyme1
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Portland, Maine
The pond!

Yes this is a cemetery so if that freaks you out... for the rest this is a beautiful area. Tons... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
abconnolly
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Maine
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Cemetery listed in the National Register of Historic Places is the final resting place of many famous politicians of the 18th and 19th centuries.
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  • Average4%
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672 Stevens Ave, Portland, ME 04103-2658
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+1 207-797-4597
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

This is a large cemetery that many people walk and ride their bikes in. There is a pond towards the back with ducks.

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

Yes this is a cemetery so if that freaks you out... for the rest this is a beautiful area. Tons of trees and great for walks. At the far end is a pond full of frogs and turtles including snappjng turtles. This is an ideal...More

Thank abconnolly
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

I suppose that if you're into cemeteries, this is a good one. We visited my grandparents' graves in the family plot. It's a big place, lots of runners, walkers.

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Reviewed August 12, 2017

We spent most weekends last summer taking the myriad tours of the cemetery. The docents are knowledgeable and eager to engage in discussing many aspects of Portland's history: Prohibition, women's rights, Civil War, artists, maritime history. Besides being a great way to get to know...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

A nice way to reflect on life. A walk through the cemetery give you a look at how Portland must have been over the years. There are many notable people buried there such as Percival Baxter and many military officers as well as sea captains....More

Thank Jim C
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Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Evergreen is beautiful at this time of year - well, any time of year really. The history is palpable as you walk through the cemetery. Reading the epitaphs is interesting and provides insight into another era. A wonderful place. And the turtles!!! Hundreds of them...More

Thank Laura F
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Reviewed January 19, 2017

Largest cemetery in maine. Even has guided walking tours. A chapel with weddings. 3 small ponds in the back. Not for swimming but we use to skate there as kids. I'm not sure if they are still plowed.

Thank Jim O
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Reviewed May 19, 2016

Very close to home and a great place to just get away for a quiet walk with yourself, your friend, or your dog. Pretty well cared for, although it is sad to see stones that have been vandalized never set up again and some older...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2016

This is great spot to watch birds on their migration route. Evergreen Cemetery is a huge dark area at night that birds can drop in on as they migrate. Trees, woods and ponds are attractive to the temporary visitors who fly from tree to tree.

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Reviewed April 11, 2016

It would appear that everyone that has passed on has stayed in their graves. Those who are worried about the zombie apocalypse can rest easy that they will be safe in this area of Portland. The gravestones themselves also tell a story of the history...More

Thank Evan B
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