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Scituate in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Men of Kent Cemetery

 
 
Men of Kent Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Roger W. Sinnott, May 11, 2010
1. Men of Kent Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Burial place of many of the town’s original settlers who came from Kent County, England, in 1628. This is also the site of the first church in Scituate, built in 1634.
 
Erected 1976 by Scituate Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 11.321′ N, 70° 43.779′ W. Marker is in Scituate, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is on Meetinghouse Lane, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is the easternmost of three. Marker is in this post office area: Scituate MA 02066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Meeting House (a few steps from this marker); Site of the First Church (a few steps from this marker); First Training Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mann Historical Museum (approx. ¼ mile away); Satuit Brook (approx. 0.3 miles away); Williams-Barker House (approx. one mile away); Third Cliff (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of Stockbridge Mansion (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Scituate.
 
Also see . . .  Scituate Burial Sites Survey. Page 3 has a brief overview of this historic burial ground. (Submitted on May 11, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Colonial EraNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
Wider View Photo, Click for full size
By Roger W. Sinnott, May 11, 2010
2. Wider View
The quaint Men of Kent Cemetery as it looks today. Adjacent to it (behind the camera) is Scituate’s much larger Union Cemetery.
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 1,091 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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