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Worth the Stop

Stopped here on our tour of historic Sandwich to see if we could locate the grave of the Rev. John... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2017
Tom B
Worthington, Ohio
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Beautiful old place

A very well kept cemetery with a nice view and many old stones. Swans abound in the small lake... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2017
Lynnsey S
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23 Sep 2017
“Worth the Stop”
14 Jul 2017
“Beautiful old place ”
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

A very well kept cemetery with a nice view and many old stones. Swans abound in the small lake around the burial ground. Quiet and quaint.

Thank Lynnsey S
Reviewed September 25, 2016

We loved walking through the cemetery and looking at all of the really old graves...there were some graves dating back to the 1700's and from the founding families of the area.

1  Thank Jodi K
Reviewed July 6, 2016

I happen to love old cemeteries. The tombstones are old, old, old and as always I look for a familiar name. You can find names in this cemetery that are part of the fabric of Sandwich.

Thank deborahw20152015
Reviewed May 17, 2016

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

2  Thank Mlk1943
Reviewed October 28, 2015

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

3  Thank Amanda M
Reviewed July 21, 2015

This cemetery needs a little TLC. There are bird droppings everywhere because it is on the lake. I didn't expect much, but would have appreciated a bench because it was very hot and hilly.

Thank Jean W
Reviewed June 19, 2015

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 but sad...More

1  Thank Barry N
Reviewed June 4, 2015

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

3  Thank Amanda M
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