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Adams in Berkshire County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Maple Street Cemetery

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Maple Street Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
1. Maple Street Cemetery Marker
Inscription.

Established c. 1767

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

Tread lightly.
The Quaker Meetinghouse, monuments
gravestones, trees and fences are fragile.


 
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. Touch for map. Marker is just inside the Maple Street entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Adams MA 01220, United States of America.
 
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 Patriots (approx. 0.2 miles away); Friends Meeting House (approx. mile away); War Memorial (approx. mile away); Columbia World War I Memorial Park
Maple Street Cemetery Entrance image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
2. Maple Street Cemetery Entrance
Marker is seen in distance, above the open left gate
(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.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Maple Street Cemetery Entrance Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
3. Maple Street Cemetery Entrance Memorial Marker
Maple Street Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
4. Maple Street Cemetery
Cemetery entrance is at far right of photo
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 11, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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