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Granary Burying Ground

1660

 
 
Granary Burying Ground Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
1. Granary Burying Ground Marker
Inscription.
Within this ground are buried
John Hancock, Samuel Adams
and Robert Treat Paine,
signers of the Declaration of Independence;
Governors
Richard Bellingham, William Dummer,
James Bowdoin, Increase Sumner,
James Sullivan and Christopher Gore;
Lieut. Governor Thomas Cushing;
Chief Justice Samuel Sewall;
Ministers John Baily, Samuel Willard,
Jeremy Belknap and John Lathrop.

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 42° 21.434′ N, 71° 3.679′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Tremont Street and Bromfield Street, on the left when traveling north on Tremont Street. Click for map. Marker is located at the entrance to the Granary Burying Ground. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Paul Revere Buried in this Ground (here, next to this marker); Welcome to Granary Burying Ground (a few steps from this marker); Victims of the Boston Massacre (a few steps from this marker); Samuel Adams (a few
Marker at the Granary Burying Ground Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
2. Marker at the Granary Burying Ground
The marker can be seen on the left fence just through the entrance to the cemetery.
steps from this marker); A Riot, the Massacre, and the Tea Party (within shouting distance of this marker); Family Memorials (within shouting distance of this marker); James Otis (within shouting distance of this marker); Gravestone Carving (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Boston.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Take a tour of the markers found along the walking trail in Bostonís Granary Burying Ground.
 
Also see . . .  Granary Burying Ground. Details of the Freedom Trail from the City of Boston website. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Grave of John Hancock Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
3. Grave of John Hancock
This memorial is erected A.D. MDCCCXCV by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to mark the grave of John Hancock.
Samuel Adams' Grave Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
4. Samuel Adams' Grave
Here lies buried
Samuel Adams
Signer of the Declaration of Independence,
Governor of this Commonwealth,
A leader of men and an ardent Patriot
Born 1722 ... Died 1803

Massachusetts Society - Sons of the Revolution
1898
Grave of Robert Treat Paine Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
5. Grave of Robert Treat Paine
Robert Treat Paine
1713 - 1814
One of the signers
of the Declaration
of Independence
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,159 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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