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Great spot for some history

Love to visit old grave sights to go tombstone searching. Found a few old ones...a navy officer... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael A
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New Providence, New Jersey
Very Nice Cemtery

It was easy to find the graves of 15 family members. It was clear the area I was in. Will go... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mary21West
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Los Angeles, California
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Cemetery listed in the National Register of Historic Places is the final resting place of many famous politicians of the 18th and 19th centuries.
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672 Stevens Ave, Portland, ME 04103-2658
+1 207-797-4597
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love to visit old grave sights to go tombstone searching. Found a few old ones...a navy officer from the civil war and a vet of the war of 1812 was a for real moment for my kids, and had a chance to walk the somber...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was easy to find the graves of 15 family members. It was clear the area I was in. Will go again next year.

Thank Mary21West
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This is a large cemetery that many people walk and ride their bikes in. There is a pond towards the back with ducks.

Thank ladyme1
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Yes this is a cemetery so if that freaks you out... for the rest this is a beautiful area. Tons of trees and great for walks. At the far end is a pond full of frogs and turtles including snappjng turtles. This is an ideal...More

Thank abconnolly
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I suppose that if you're into cemeteries, this is a good one. We visited my grandparents' graves in the family plot. It's a big place, lots of runners, walkers.

Thank Bill J
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We spent most weekends last summer taking the myriad tours of the cemetery. The docents are knowledgeable and eager to engage in discussing many aspects of Portland's history: Prohibition, women's rights, Civil War, artists, maritime history. Besides being a great way to get to know...More

Thank Alison1771
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

A nice way to reflect on life. A walk through the cemetery give you a look at how Portland must have been over the years. There are many notable people buried there such as Percival Baxter and many military officers as well as sea captains....More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Evergreen is beautiful at this time of year - well, any time of year really. The history is palpable as you walk through the cemetery. Reading the epitaphs is interesting and provides insight into another era. A wonderful place. And the turtles!!! Hundreds of them...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Largest cemetery in maine. Even has guided walking tours. A chapel with weddings. 3 small ponds in the back. Not for swimming but we use to skate there as kids. I'm not sure if they are still plowed.

Thank Jim O
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Very close to home and a great place to just get away for a quiet walk with yourself, your friend, or your dog. Pretty well cared for, although it is sad to see stones that have been vandalized never set up again and some older...More

Thank Springerlvr02
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