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

This Ground

 
 
This Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 3, 2018
1. This Ground Marker
Inscription.  
This Ground
the first place set apart in
Salem
for the burial of the dead,
and, since 1637, known as
The Burying Point.
Contains the graves of
Governor Bradstreet,
Chief Justice Lynde,
and others whose virtues,
honors, courage, and sagacity
have nobly illustrated
the history of Salem.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
Location. 42° 31.25′ N, 70° 53.533′ W. Marker is in Salem, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is on Charter Street east of Central Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 51 Charter Street, Beverly MA 01915, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Burying Point (a few steps from this marker); The Salem Witch Trials Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Salem Witch Trials Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Peabody Museum of Salem (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Nathaniel H. Felt
Headstones in the Burying Point image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 3, 2018
2. Headstones in the Burying Point
(about 400 feet away); Essex County Armed Services Memorial (about 500 feet away); Immaculate Conception Parish War Memorial (about 600 feet away); The First Meeting House Erected in Salem (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
The Burying Point 1637 image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 3, 2018
3. The Burying Point 1637
Historic Graves Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 3, 2018
4. Historic Graves Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 26 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 9, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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