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Copp's Hill Burying Ground

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TripExpert Score based on reviews in 7 publications
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Top 3% in Boston About the TripExpert Score

7 expert recommendations

68

Atlas Obscura

This landmark cemetery in Boston was created more than 300 years ago.  Full review →

6

Fodor's

An ancient and melancholy air hovers like a fine mist over this colonial-era burial ground. Full review →

1

Frommer's 35

The second-oldest cemetery (1659) in the city is the burial place of Cotton Mather and his family, Robert Newman, and Prince Hall. Full review →

No gravestone rubbing is allowed.
2

Lonely Planet

The city’s second-oldest cemetery – dating to 1660. Full review →

11

Michelin Guide 53

The cemetery's residents include three generations of the prominent Mather family... also interred here are African-American abolitionist and Revolutionary soldier Prince Hall. Full review →

9

Time Out

The final resting place for around 10,000 early Bostonians, this cemetery was created on the northernmost hill of the Shawmut Peninsula in 1659. Full review →

59

Where

It is the resting place of infamous Puritan ministers Increase and Cotton Mather, as well as 1,000 free African Americans. Full review →

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