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Sturbridge in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Old Burial Ground

1740 - 1894

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2018
1. The Old Burial Ground Marker
Inscription.

Stone wall built in 1794 by
Revolutionary War Veterans
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Gates a 1920 gift of
Mrs. Joseph Fiske,
granddaughter-in-law of
Josiah Fiske.
Gates restored in 2001 by
the Town of Sturbridge
and the
William Gray Fiske Family,
descendants of
Lt. Henry Fiske.

 
Location. 42° 6.466′ N, 72° 4.827′ W. Marker is in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Main Street (Massachusetts Route 131) east of Haynes Street/Maple Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sturbridge MA 01566, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Center School (a few steps from this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Charles J. Collins USAAC (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Soldier's Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sturbridge Common (within shouting distance of this marker); Revere Bell (within shouting distance
The Old Burial Ground Gates Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2018
2. The Old Burial Ground Gates Marker
of this marker); 1771 Publick House Historic Inn & Country Lodge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sturbridge Honor Roll War Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sturbridge.
 
Also see . . .  An historical sketch of Sturbridge, Mass., from its settlement to the present time (Clark, 1838). (Submitted on June 15, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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The Old Burial Ground and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2018
3. The Old Burial Ground and Markers
The Old Burial Ground Wall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2018
4. The Old Burial Ground Wall
The Old Burial Ground image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 20, 2018
5. The Old Burial Ground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 15, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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