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“Incredible historic burial ground very well maintained.”

Copp's Hill Burying Ground
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Owner description: In preparation for the Battle of Bunker Hill, British soldiers used Copp's Hill gravestones for target practice.
Reviewed March 22, 2013

It is said that there may be 10,000-11,000 people buried on this property which is unbelievable given its size. Many of these grave stones date back to the 1600 and 1700's! It is said that 7 pirates were hanged from a tree while Revolutionists watched from the water several hundred yards away from their ships. Really neat place.

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Reviewed January 24, 2013

The old headstones are fascinating. And it's a good place to actually gain some strategic insight into some Revolutionary War events. It's a good place to stop on the Freedom Trail. Just before the big hike to Charlestown. The big garage facing the cemetery on the corner of Hull and Commercial Sts. is the site of the infamous Brinks Robbery. The film documenting the robbery was shot at that location as well. Plenty of history there...Boston is famous for starting the Revolution and robbing banks!

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Reviewed August 7, 2012 via mobile

This is another beautiful graveyard. Very peaceful yet creepy. The view of the north church is very cool. So historic.

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Reviewed August 2, 2012

They say this cemetery closes at sunset, but we were there before the sun set and it was already closed. The area was visible from the gate and looked very neat with some historic graves inside.

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Reviewed May 21, 2012

The best of 17th, 18th and 19th illuminaries grace these grounds. Look for the Tomb of Prince Hall of Boston fame, Robert Newell will stand out and many others. Old North Church is down the way a few steps. This is a great lesson on our history.

Thank SunkistTwo
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