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Stopped here on our tour of historic Sandwich to see if we could locate the grave of the Rev. John Smith who built the Hoxie House. The cemetery is representative of many of the old cemeteries that dot the Cape. The cemetery is quietly set...More
Old Town Burial Ground is serene and lovely and centuries old. Many of the headstones are illegible, covered in lichen and simply worn by time. The best time to visit is in the afternoon @ 3pm. The light really helps to decipher some of the...More
Stop in at the Glass Museum across the way and ask for a printout of the walking tour they do about the cemetery - or schedule your trip around the tour. Very informative and made the history come alive. It's a beautiful spot on Shawme...More
if you like dead people then this is the place for you to roam around in. I looked at all the old gravestones and it was like history was all around these stones.
but however it was a very interesting place to visit
It would be a shame to pass thru Sandwich and not take a moment on this picturesque, grassy knoll to contemplate the lives that came before. Amateur historians should recognize quite a few names. It really sets the mind back a few generations to imagine...More