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Fantastic ancient stones

Highly atmospheric, and some of the oldest gravestones on the Cape, dating to the early 18th... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Martha Y
Granby, Massachusetts, United States
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Depending on which direction you are traveling,this may be a difficult turn off of Route #6. Just... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
Concord, New Hampshire
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

Highly atmospheric, and some of the oldest gravestones on the Cape, dating to the early 18th century. Some very beautifully carved and incredibly well preserved. Well worth a visit.

Thank Martha Y
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Depending on which direction you are traveling,this may be a difficult turn off of Route #6. Just off the road there is limited parking, but the small cemetery is rich with Mayflower history and provides easy access to some first hand research.

Thank Drbrooks4337
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Located right on Route 6, you can visit this historic cemetery where a couple of the original Mayflower passengers are buried. Their grave markers have been updated by a historical society but the other headstones are either gone or very hard to read. Do your...More

1  Thank 2CAtravelers
Reviewed September 11, 2017 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

3  Thank Gwen B
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

1  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
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