Maple Street Cemetery
Adams' first public burial ground
Begun by the Adams Friends
Designed in 1869 by Charles F. Sayles,
an East Chester native
Resting place of Adams laborers
civic leaders and industrialists
Listed on the National Register
of Historic Places
Open to visitors
from sunrise to sunset
The Quaker Meetinghouse, monuments
gravestones, trees and fences are fragile.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism ⛪ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1767.
Location. 42° 37.531′ N, 73° 7.294′ W. Marker is in Adams, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Marker is on Maple Street west of Forest Park Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is just inside the Maple Street entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Adams MA 01220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); William McKinley (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); East Hoosuck Society of Friends Revolutionary War PatriotsFriends Meeting House (approx. ¼ mile away); War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Columbia World War I Memorial Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Susan Brownell Anthony (approx. 0.3 miles away); Renfrew Manufacturing Company World War Honor Roll (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adams.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.