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Beuatiful, peaceful spot

We stumbled upon the Old Burying ground as we were strolling up and down the beautiful streets of... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
mb22727
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Madison, Virginia
Interesting

We did a walk through. There were pamphlets to read and match up with the numbers around the... read more

Reviewed April 23, 2018
kaobrien76
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Needham, Massachusetts
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

We stumbled upon the Old Burying ground as we were strolling up and down the beautiful streets of this historic town. We were fascinated by the early tombstones and the tranquil feel, It was late afternoon and the dappled sunlight shining through the ancient, live...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

We did a walk through. There were pamphlets to read and match up with the numbers around the burial ground. It was interesting to see.

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

We only had about ten minutes to visit here, but glad that we did. The Azaleas and Wisteria were in full bloom (early April). We had a brochure from the Visitor's Center with lots of interesting stories about people buried here. Worth a stop if...More

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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

This graveyard was loaded with history. There is a phone app you can download to do a voice guided tour. Nice that they have preserved the local history and promoted it.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Very interesting to see all the tombstones and markers. Lovely place. Very peaceful. I would love to go back and take a guided tour.

1  Thank JMarmaud
Reviewed March 30, 2018

You can park on the street and walk in. There are maps as you enter the gate. There are really interesting headstones and the trees are awesome!

1  Thank LuMar G
Reviewed February 6, 2018

I've self toured this many times. One of these days I'll take the guided tour. Otway Burns most notable and unknown Girl in a rum barrel are local favorites.

1  Thank sarahenc2018
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This was a walking tour for me and my friends that were visiting the area for the weekend. There is so much history in this place. The map that is provided gives you details on the history of several of the graves. The stories of...More

4  Thank Karen T
Reviewed December 12, 2017

We took our 8th graders to the graveyard and historic tour. The kids loved it and they asked so many interesting questions along the way. Great place to take students!

1  Thank Rheta M
Reviewed December 12, 2017

An unusual graveyard as its best viewed when using the written guide which details the most important graves to visit along with a short story about their occupants.Certainly worth a visit.Graves date from the early 1700s.

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No charge to enter the burying ground, but they ask a $1 for the brochure with brief commentary on a number of the graves. Not sure what the current fee is for a tour guide, but sometimes you get a free short tour with a... More
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