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Cove Burying Ground

MA 6 & Pine Woods Road, Eastham, MA
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Mayflower Ancestors

Located right on Route 6, you can visit this historic cemetery where a couple of the original... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Brattleboro, Vermont
Visiting ancestors

We stopped by the Cove Burying Ground today to visit some of my ancestors. Daniel Doane Sr., my... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Gwen B
Chicago, Illinois
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MA 6 & Pine Woods Road, Eastham, MA
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Reviewed 24 September 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

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Reviewed 11 September 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

Thank Gwen B
Reviewed 18 September 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

Reviewed 9 April 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 14 December 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 2 September 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 22 May 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 16 July 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
Reviewed 13 January 2013

A simple graveyard for some of the earliest settlers of this country. Stones are eroded by weather but most are still readable.

3  Thank Richard R
Reviewed 13 October 2012

The Mayflower people are buried here, my great and some more greats are there. New tombstones have been added in the ensuring years, some of the original stones are still there, impossible to read but still there. A quiet setting along route 6, a nice...More

3  Thank Vicky B
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