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Beautiful Old Historic Cemetery

Not far from the Presidential home of Franklin Pierce is his burial place. It's located in the... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2016
dave2840
Subtle Tomb for a President

I was very surprised to see the simple burial place of the 14th President of the United States... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2018
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Old North Cemetery, North State Street, Concord, NH
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Reviewed May 17, 2018

I was very surprised to see the simple burial place of the 14th President of the United States. The grounds is not what I expected from past visits to other Presidential resting places. The tomb is elegant and simple, with no fanfare other than a...More

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Reviewed December 9, 2017

If you're in town, this is worth a quick visit. Pierce is the only New Hampshire President, even if he was one of the least effective. in American history.

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Reviewed October 12, 2017

Franklin Pierce, his wife, and two of his three children who passed away in childhood are buried in the Minot section of the Old North Cemetery in Concord. The burial site of the third child remains unknown. The cemetery is located in downtown Concord and...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

The cemetery has a plaque in the front for President Pierce but other than that the signs are minimal. It took a few minutes to find his grave. It is in the back to the right in a separately fenced in area.

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Reviewed August 22, 2017

I was directed to the cemetary by the docent at The Pierce Manse. It was a lucky coincidence that I crossed paths with a municiple employee working in the cemetary. He introduced himself and offered a mini tour of the cemetary highlights including a headstone...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

While in Concord yesterday my brother and I stopped to visit the final resting place of President Franklin Pierce. The grave in a gated section of Old North Cemetary. The grave is not grand but typical of a family plot. Worth the side trip.

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Reviewed July 30, 2017

The President Franklin Pierce Tomb is another Presidential Burial site. My sister and I love visiting the resting spots of dead presidents! This is one is easy to find. It is well kept. Stop by and experience history!

Thank Trip M
Reviewed July 18, 2017

If you like history then this is a good one there's lots to see and learn about and President Franklin Pierce being one of the United States Presidents make it a fun time learning about him.

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Reviewed March 31, 2017

Little known President and an unimpressive tomb. Total waste of time unless you are on a quest to visit Presidential burial sites. If you a history buff, better to drive the 30 minutes to Hillsborough and visit the Pierce Homestead.

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Reviewed November 11, 2016

Not far from the Presidential home of Franklin Pierce is his burial place. It's located in the Minot Enclosure of the Old North Cemetery. You will have some difficulty finding the location of the grave site as it's located in a old cemetery with about...More

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Response from JohnReff | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I don't know. Might be best to Google it. It looked to be open almost anytime during daylight hours. It is a normal cemetery that just happens to have a presidents grave site and his family. You can drive up... More
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