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Marblehead in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Old Burial Hill

1630 - 1930

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, September 27, 2010
1. Old Burial Hill Marker
Inscription. Established in 1638, one of the oldest graveyards in New England. Site of first meetinghouse. Six hundred Revolutionary heroes and several early pastors were interred at the top of the hill.
 
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers marker series.
 
Location. 42° 30.62′ N, 70° 50.748′ W. Marker is in Marblehead, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Orne Street and Pond Street, on the left when traveling north on Orne Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marblehead MA 01945, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bailey's Head (within shouting distance of this marker); Agnes Surriage Well (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sewall (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Sewall (approx. mile away); Fort Sewall Site Plan (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Fort Sewall (approx. mile away); Gen. Casimir Pulaski (approx. mile away); Huzzah! for "Old Ironsides" (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Marblehead.
 
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Old Burial Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 27, 2010
2. Old Burial Hill Marker

1. Old Burial Hill, Marblehead. (Submitted on October 5, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on May 21, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 794 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on , by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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