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King's Chapel Burying Ground

Cemetery · Downtown Boston
58 Tremont St (btwn Court St. & School St.), Boston, MA 02108, United States
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    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
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    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
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    • 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
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    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)
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  • Leslie Z.

    Creepy, but a cool kind of weird. The stones have really unique carvings.

    Leslie Zimmerschied · November 7, 2014
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  • The Ritz-Carlton

    The bell of King's Chapel weighs in at an astounding 2,347 pounds and was contributed by Paul Revere.

    The Ritz-Carlton · June 6, 2013
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  • Sean H.

    Sit and enjoy an organ recital.

    Sean H. · September 15, 2012
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  • IWalked Audio Tours

    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

    IWalked Audio Tours · September 25, 2011
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  • IWalked Audio Tours

    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

    IWalked Audio Tours · September 25, 2011
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    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

    IWalked Audio Tours · September 25, 2011
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  • IWalked Audio Tours

    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 · September 25, 2011
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    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

    IWalked Audio Tours · September 25, 2011
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    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 · September 25, 2011
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  • IWalked Audio Tours

    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 · September 25, 2011
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  • WeatherZombie.com

    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.

    WeatherZombie.com · May 20, 2011
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  • Donald C.

    Kings Chaple is at the corner of school,trmont st.

    Donald Carasso · September 21, 2010
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  • HISTORY

    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.

    HISTORY · August 19, 2010
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