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historic, authentic graveyard in heart of Quincy

This cemetery holds fine examples of colonial and Victorian gravestones. Some are true works of... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
RachelRaven
,
Quincy MA
beyond the grave

I have lived in the city all my life and find myself visiting this spot frequently, there is so... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Anita P
,
Quincy, Massachusetts
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1307 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169-5119
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

This cemetery holds fine examples of colonial and Victorian gravestones. Some are true works of art, with iconography typical of their eras (death’s heads, willows and urns). Reading epitaphs gives a glimpse into the matter-of-fact, poetic attitude towards death that was held in the centuries...More

Thank RachelRaven
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have lived in the city all my life and find myself visiting this spot frequently, there is so much history displayed here. See for yourself!

Thank Anita P
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This was a really cool walk into history. We had planned to visit the Adams National Park, but tours don't begin until April 19th. This was a moment to think about the perfect storm of great minds that came together in the 1770s. Quincy Center...More

Thank Stefania D
Reviewed 13 February 2017

In the spring, when the dogwoods, cherry blossoms and magnolias are blooming, this cemetery is very park-like and beautiful. Peaceful, even right next to a busy road. Lots of history to be found here.

Thank NotAFoodieButAChef
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Boston is replete with small historic grave sites. We visited several graveyards while touring the city. It is intriguing to stand besides the graves of famous people (or their families). My only caution is, no graveyard is full of lots of famous Americans; at least...More

Thank MGKelly
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The Hancock Cemetery is an amazing example of a historical site with insights to our forefathers during the birth of our country. It is not only a cemetery, but a window into the art and lifestyles of the 18th century. The cemetery is also connected...More

Thank Ray T
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is very old cemetery and also beautiful. It looks so nice from outside that you will feel to go inside.

Thank madhulikasinha
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

After visiting the Adams' homes and United First Parish Church I stopped by this cemetery with headstones dating back to 17th century. Get a free map across the street at the church. Be sure to take the tour of the church to visit the final...More

Thank Tloc1986
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is right across the street from the Church of Presidents, which must not be missed, but this cemetery will take you back in time as you visit the graves of soldiers from all the historic wars of this country. You can spend as long...More

Thank fcan
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Easy to find just off the Quincy Center T station. Go to the United First Parish Church for a map with grave locations.

Thank schnauzer2mom
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