Planning a trip to Boston?

Foursquare can help you find the best places to go to.

King's Chapel Burying Ground

Cemetery
Downtown Boston, Boston
Save
Share
  • IWalked Audio Tours
    "Grave says 1672 but he passed away in 1658."(14 Tips)
    Leslie Z.
    "The stones have really unique carvings."(3 Tips)
    The Ritz-Carlton
    "astounding 2,347 pounds and was contributed by Paul Revere."(2 Tips)
    IWalked Audio Tours
    "... shopkeeper stone was carved by "The Charlestown Stonecutter." Most..."(2 Tips)
13 Tips and reviews
Filter:
  • grave
  • trails
  • tours
Log in to leave a tip here.

Sort:
  • Popular
  • Recent
  • IWalked Audio Tours
    IWalked Audio ToursSeptember 25, 2011
    Oldest cemetery in Boston. Established 1630 when city purchased Sir Isaac Johnson's vegetable garden. Reportedly one of most haunted locales in the city. These haunted tales and more in blog. <LINK> Read more
  • HISTORY
    HISTORYAugust 19, 2010
    King's Chapel Burying Ground was founded in 1630 as the first cemetery in the city of Boston. It was Boston's only burial site for 30 years.
  • IWalked Audio Tours
    IWalked Audio ToursSeptember 25, 2011
    Oldest Extant Grave - Dates to 1658 & belongs to Deacon William Paddy. Grave says 1672 but he passed away in 1658. His family could not afford a stone right away. To find this grave & more info.<LINK> Read more
  • IWalked Audio Tours
    IWalked Audio ToursSeptember 25, 2011
    Elizabeth Pain Grave - Hidden within family crest of 2 lions (on left) appears to be 1/2 the letter "A" (Adultery). Said to be inspiration for The Scarlet Letter. To find this grave & more info.<LINK> Read more
  • IWalked Audio Tours
    IWalked Audio ToursSeptember 25, 2011
    Joseph Tapping Grave - former Boston shopkeeper stone was carved by "The Charlestown Stonecutter." Most noted engraving in yard featuring Death & Father Time. To find this grave & more info. <LINK> Read more
  • IWalked Audio Tours
    IWalked Audio ToursSeptember 25, 2011
    John Winthrop Grave - 1st governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony. Served as governor 12 times over a 20 yr period (1630-1649). He also was in The Scarlet Letter. To find this grave & more info.<LINK> Read more
  • WeatherZombie.com
    WeatherZombie.comMay 20, 2011
    John Winthrop, 1st Puritan governor of Massachusetts is buried here. And when the zombie apocalypse hits, John Winthrop, the 1st Puritan zombie governor of Massachusetts will rise from the grave here.
  • IWalked Audio Tours
    IWalked Audio ToursSeptember 25, 2011
    Mary Chilton Wilslow Grave - Mary was 1st European woman to disembark Mayflower at age 12. She was one of 30 females who survived journey (her father did not). To find this grave & more info.<LINK> Read more
  • The Ritz-Carlton
    The Ritz-CarltonJune 6, 2013
    The bell of King's Chapel weighs in at an astounding 2,347 pounds and was contributed by Paul Revere.
  • IWalked Audio Tours
    IWalked Audio ToursSeptember 25, 2011
    William Dawes Jr Grave - Dawes was 30 minutes away from being famous. Instead it was Paul Revere (the "other rider") who 1st notified all the British were coming. To find this grave & more info.<LINK> Read more
  • Leslie Z.
    Leslie ZimmerschiedNovember 7, 2014
    Creepy, but a cool kind of weird. The stones have really unique carvings.
  • Sean H.
    Sean H.September 15, 2012
    Sit and enjoy an organ recital.
  • Donald C.
    Donald CarassoSeptember 21, 2010
    Kings Chaple is at the corner of school,trmont st.
164 Photos

Related Searches

  • king's chapel burying ground boston
  • king's chapel burying ground boston photos
  • king's chapel burying ground boston location
  • king's chapel burying ground boston address
  • king's chapel burying ground boston
  • king's chapel burying ground boston
  • kings chapel burying ground boston
  • kings church graveyard boston
  • king's chapel burying ground downtown boston boston

Foursquare © 2016  Lovingly made in NYC & SF