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Address: Bedford Street, Concord, MA
Phone Number: 978 318 3233

Nineteenth-century luminaries such as Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo...

Nineteenth-century luminaries such as Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau are buried here.

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Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

This Cemetery was pretty kewl they had many writers buried her. We walked all around and I took some pics.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Haverhill, Massachusetts

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This Cemetery was pretty kewl they had many writers buried her. We walked all around and I took some pics.

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Clermont, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came to visit Author's Ridge. It was a beautiful experience to pay homage to the wonderful writers who have had such an impact on our lives. The setting is appropriately poetic in its stark yet ornate features of gravestones set in a natural surrounding. Visit and you come away feeling as if you had traveled to a spiritual location... More 

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Redlands, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just a "lovely" place to stroll...SH is more park than cemetery. Tall old stately trees stand quiet sentinel over both guest who rest and those who stroll. The grounds are immaculate and the notables here interred are many and significant. This is definitely worthy of your time and effort. Bring a guide book to add substance to your visit.

Thank BenDillow
Seattle, Washington, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a huge cemetery. We were especially interested in visiting Author's Row, and seeing the graves of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Louisa May Alcott, Henry David Thoreau, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. Since we didn't find out where they were ahead of time, we spent a lot of time wandering around.

Thank Arlene H
Lewisburg, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If Alcott, Thoreau, Emerson and Hawthorne interested you, then you would find this historical grave a good find. A little hard to navigate, smaller vehicles are better.

Thank WVExplorer
Muncie, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely respite on a beautiful fall day to stroll among these headstones and read the history of the early settlers. The slate headstones are amazingly easy to read.

Thank Elaine M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we loved this cemetery. although construction is going on we still were able to walk through and get a great flavor of the cemetery. we especially enjoyed Author's Ridge. It is beautiful and very interesting. one of our favorite things to do on the Lexington Concord road

Thank Karen B
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy a cemetery visit, and this one has a lot of interesting headstones and several famous authors graves to visit. My kids enjoyed some of it, but got bored after a little while. I could have stayed for hours! There is some work being done on some of the roadways, which is needed in places, so getting around it... More 

Thank lizren67
East Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss the graves of the famous local authors! But give yourself time to wander around the whole cemetery if you enjoy reading interesting headstones.

Thank HiMyNameIsKathryn
Waxhaw, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even on a rainy day, a visit to the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is so worthwhile. Author's Ridge was fascinating and did not disappoint. Great experience!

Thank Patti D

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