Tag Archives: Old Granary Burying Ground

Cemetery of the Week #61: Granary Burying Ground

Old Granary Burying Ground 101a Tremont Street at Bromfield Boston, MA 02108 Telephone: (617) 635-4505 Founded: 1660 Size: 2 acres Number of interments: 5000, or perhaps as many as 8000, under 2345 markers Open: Daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., … Continue reading

Posted in Cemetery of the Week, Famous person's grave | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Guidebook to Boston’s Burying Grounds

Preachers, Patriots & Plain Folks: Boston’s Burying Ground Guide to King’s Chapel, Granary and Central Cemeteries by Charles Chauncey Wells My rating: 3 of 5 stars This useful guide to touring the colonial burying grounds of downtown Boston explains the … Continue reading

Posted in Cemetery book review | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Cemetery of the Week #18: King’s Chapel Burying Ground

King’s Chapel Burying Ground 58 Tremont Street Boston, Massachusetts 02108 Telephone: (617) 523-1749 Established: Approximately 1630. Burials ceased around 1796. Number of Interments: Maybe as many of 1500 Size: Less than half an acre Open: Daily 10 a.m. – 4 … Continue reading

Posted in Cemetery event, Cemetery of the Week | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments