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King's Chapel Burying Ground

Freedom Trail attraction. King’s Chapel Burying Ground is Boston’s oldest cemetery, founded 1632, and is full of retiring famous Colonial folk, including Massachusetts’ first governor John Winthrop and Mayflower passenger Mary Chilton. Notable features to look for: Joseph Tapping’s headstone, and William Dawes’ tomb that bears his name but not his body. Open daily M-Sa 10 am-4 pm, Su 1:30-4 pm.

Locations

Tremont Street at School Street
Boston, MA 02108
United States