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Cove Burying Ground

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MA 6 & Pine Woods Road, Eastham, MA
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Visiting ancestors

We stopped by the Cove Burying Ground today to visit some of my ancestors. Daniel Doane Sr., my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gwen B
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Chicago, Illinois
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Who knew you could learn so much from a cemetery?

We were a bit bored one day so stopped at this cemetery to see how old the headstones were. It was... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2016
snootifox
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West Linn, Oregon
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1 week ago
“Visiting ancestors”
Sep 18, 2016
“Who knew you could learn so much from a cemetery?”
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MA 6 & Pine Woods Road, Eastham, MA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by the Cove Burying Ground today to visit some of my ancestors. Daniel Doane Sr., my 10th great grandfather, rests there with his original 1712 headstone and footstone. His father, John Doane (11th great grandfather) is commemorated with a more modern memorial stone...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2016

We were a bit bored one day so stopped at this cemetery to see how old the headstones were. It was so fascinating to see family plots of the early settlers of Cape Cod. It was also great to see some graves marked as Veterans...More

Thank snootifox
Reviewed April 9, 2016

I love taking my dog here to walk. It is a relaxing little graveyard and there are information packets at the entrance with very interesting information. There are cool headstones here.

Thank Chloe F
Reviewed December 14, 2015

It was humbling to walk through this cemetery where the earliest settlers on the Cape are buried--including 3 who came on the Mayflower. And it probably goes unnoticed for most traveling Rt. 6.

1  Thank ValdOrcia
Reviewed September 2, 2015

Step back in time with this burying ground. 3 graves are for people who came aboard the Mayflower. Self-guided but documentation is available.

2  Thank Jan R
Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Small old burial ground that is on the national register of historic places. 3 Mayflower passengers buried here. Www.capcodgravestones.com Look for constance Hopkins snow, Giles Hopkins and Joseph rogers.

Thank mcmac53
Reviewed July 16, 2014

It required a lot of research to know what I was seeing and who these people were, but without their lives, our country would be very, very different.

3  Thank Cornhuski
Reviewed January 13, 2013

A simple graveyard for some of the earliest settlers of this country. Stones are eroded by weather but most are still readable.

3  Thank Richard R
Reviewed October 13, 2012

The Mayflower people are buried here, my great and some more greats are there. New tombstones have been added in the ensuring years, some of the original stones are still there, impossible to read but still there. A quiet setting along route 6, a nice...More

3  Thank Vicky B
Reviewed September 3, 2012

The Cove Burying Ground is the final resting place for some very notable people. Three were passengers on the Mayflower. Although the Mayflower passengers landed at Provincetown and then at Plymouth, some returned to the Cape and lived in Eastham for the remainder of their...More

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