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Freedom Trail attraction. Founded 1659. Former North End residents are buried at Copp’s Hill, a site that now is considered on the outskirts of the North End was, in the late 17th century, in the heart of Boston. It is the resting place of infamous Puritan ministers Increase and Cotton Mather, as well as 1,000 free African Americans. During the Revolution, British soldiers set up camp here, training cannons on Charlestown and using headstones for target practice. Open daily 10 am-5 pm.