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Copp's Hill Burying Ground

Corner of Snow Hill and Hull Streets, Boston, MA 02118
+1 617-635-4505
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In preparation for the Battle of Bunker Hill, British soldiers used Copp's Hill gravestones for target practice.
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Corner of Snow Hill and Hull Streets, Boston, MA 02118
North End
+1 617-635-4505
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Reviewed 1 week ago

During my stay in Boston area I visited many old cemeteries and all of them made me somehow feel connected with American history, although I am not an American, and think about the hard people's life that time when story of successful USA started. This...More

Thank EvaF2Eva
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are 17 stops on the Freedom Trail. This is stop #15. It's a nice place to visit. There are not famous names you will recognize, but there are key historical figures that will make it worth a walk through. I was fascinated by the...More

Thank CraftBeers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Less famous than Granary and Kings, and out of the way along the Freedom Trail, this was worth the walk. Again, kudos to Boston for the excellent descriptive signs. Among the many famous families buried here are the Mather's of Cotton Mather fame. Apparently, more...More

Thank DiveCuda59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is just up the street from the Old North Church on the Freedom Trail. There are several notable people buried here, the most famous probably being Cotton Mather, the Puritan minister who was involved in the Salem Witch Trials. It's well maintained and a...More

Thank Go2theZoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for a less busy option with the same rich history, go to Copp's Hill! Relatively peaceful in a quiet part of the North End. Clear pathways with historical facts sprinkled throughout. Look for a few tombs with birth dates at the end...More

Thank Cara C
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Another nice place to stop along the Freedom Trail. Old headstones and a place where pirates were hanged. If you like old cemeteries this is for you.

Thank LeppardLady
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I found the history of the graveyard helped me understand Boston way better than I would've otherwise. Get a tour guide. It's worth it.

Thank Michelle2560
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Copp's Hill Burying Ground is a historic cemetery in the North End of Boston. Established in 1659, it was originally named "North Burying Ground", and was the city's second cemetery. The cemetery was not an official stop on the Freedom Trail when it was created...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017

Another quick stop on The Freedom Trail It was established in 1659. It has been neglected over the years, but ti still contains many very old graves and grave stones.

Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Another great place with lots of history. The cemetery features some very old and historical gravestones. Definitely worth a few minutes to check out.

Thank Anthony R
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sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s
home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church
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