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interesting place to visit.

May only be a graveyard but lots of gravestones to look at snd find information on. Spent around... read more

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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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Hocus Pocus

I came by Old Burial hill primarily since Hocus Pocus filmed a scene here. I was very surprised to... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
MelissaClaire93
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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One of New England's most scenic graveyards, it affords a view of Old Marblehead, the harbor, and the sea. It was established in 1638 at the site of Marblehead’s first meeting house and is the burial site of some 600 Revolutionary soldiers, most in...more
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

May only be a graveyard but lots of gravestones to look at snd find information on. Spent around 1hr looking around and googling names finding information on the history of the place.

Thank nathan c
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

I came by Old Burial hill primarily since Hocus Pocus filmed a scene here. I was very surprised to find how beautiful it was. The hills, rocks, and views make it an absolutely gorgeous site. It also has a historic significance as one of Massachusetts’...More

Thank MelissaClaire93
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Cemetery lovers, rejoice! Check out the grave stones, rolling hills and a ghost or two. I had a wonderful time. Peaceful and serene.

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

If you have any interest in old gravestones or American Revolution history, this is a must while you are in Marblehead. You will also find beautiful views.

Thank Erin M
Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

Old Burial Hill is a small, old cemetery dating back to 1638. Some of the grave markers are so weathered that they've become illegible. Others can be read easily and bring to mind the old Latin phrase: memento mori. From the top of the hill,...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Went specifically to find some relatives that we knew were buried there and had a wonderful time wandering around seeing truly old graves, some dating back to the 1600s. So much to see and read. At the top of the hill you can see out...More

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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

My friends and I came here because of the movie Hocus Pocus. One of the cemetery scenes was filmed there. But the cemetery and surrounding area was really nice and peaceful.

Thank Jess R
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

Amazing beautiful place to visit to reflect on times past. Quiet, with a view of the ocean on one side and a pond where remote control boats are sailed on the other.

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

This place is a strange incursion in the history of a nation. It is amazing to read these very old tombstones, most dating back before the independance.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed September 27, 2017

My daughter is a big fan of the movie Hocus Pocus so it was a must visit but that aside this is very peaceful place to reflect and thinks about the lives of the souls buired there. Further to this there beuatiful views over Marblehead...More

1  Thank Diane C
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