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Burial Hill

School Street, Plymouth, MA
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Historical site

A bit of a climb up the hill but worth it to see the historical graves etc and the view over the bay

Reviewed 2 days ago
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John Howland Stone

Loved this grave site. The history was amazing. Go check out the Howland House first and then... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brandon B
Seattle, Washington
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William Bradford, the second governor of Plymouth Colony, is buried here.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A bit of a climb up the hill but worth it to see the historical graves etc and the view over the bay

Thank ScotinAlabama
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved this grave site. The history was amazing. Go check out the Howland House first and then search for his grave stone.

1  Thank Brandon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked up the old steps to get to this. The views are incredible! Walking around is so amazing to see the old headstones, some of them are so interesting and beautiful. Parking is on the narrow street, and the the path up to the...More

2  Thank KAG121
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Located on the hill overlooking the harbor, the view is quite wonderful. Many of the headstones are quite ornate but you do have to know where to look if you're seeking out a particular grave. The climb up is fairly steep, so not for everyone....More

Thank 2CAtravelers
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Even though need knee replacement, needed to walk through this cemetery to take pictures for genealogy purposes. Beautiful scene of the harbor from the top. Definitely will take a guided tour next time. Wish I had printed the layout before leaving home.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Steep - if you are not in good shape or need a cane or walker this is not for you. Not for little kids either - tough terrain. Historical and I liked it.

Thank Pat S
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Definitely worth a walk. The cemetery is on a hill with great views over town and to the ocean. Very old gravestones, nice atmosphere

Thank Eric_Berlin
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I love touring old cemeteries. There is a lot of history here which is clearly marked. And there is a beautiful view of the ocean all around.

Thank WorldTravellerr
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Find someone to take a tour with for this. Incredible view of Plymouth and the ocean from hill. Very old

Thank richardt933
Reviewed 6 August 2017

A must see if you are visiting Plymouth for the history! We visited the cemetery on a ghost/history tour. Would like to go back in the day time to learn more.

Thank J J
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18 July 2016|
Response from rcurry17 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not, unless you google burial hill and see if there is some help on there. We gave up because we were told the oldest graves were lost. Luckily many of my relatives had moved inland and we found many there. Check... More
14 March 2016|
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Response from Bill G | Reviewed this property |
I have been there a couple of times, but don't remember any maps or other ways to find any person. It is just unique, the way the wording on the headstones. Or at least it is different from headstones here in Missouri... More