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Copp's Hill Burying Ground

Nestled in the heart of the North End neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts, is the Copp's Hill Burying Ground, a historic landmark that holds a significant place in American history. With its lush greenery and rows of gravestones dating back to the 1600s, this cemetery is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike.


History of Copp's Hill Burying Ground

Originally established in 1659, the Copp's Hill Burying Ground is one of the oldest cemeteries in Boston. It was created to alleviate overcrowding at the city's first burial ground, King's Chapel Burying Ground. The land was donated by William Copp, a shoemaker and one of the early settlers in the North End. Throughout its history, the cemetery has been expanded multiple times to accommodate more burials.

Location and What to Do

Located on a hill overlooking Boston Harbor, Copp's Hill Burying Ground offers stunning views of the city skyline and waterfront. Visitors can stroll through the cemetery, admiring the various headstones and monuments that mark the final resting place of many notable figures in Boston's history. One famous resident buried here is Robert Newman, who played a crucial role in Paul Revere's midnight ride to warn of the British arrival.

Nearby Attractions

After exploring Copp's Hill Burying Ground, visitors can continue their journey through history by visiting other nearby attractions. The North End neighborhood is known for its vibrant Italian culture and delicious food, making it the perfect place to grab a bite after a cemetery tour. Just a short walk away is the Old North Church, where Paul Revere's lanterns were displayed to signal the arrival of British troops during the American Revolution.



Planning A Tour with Boston Sightseeing

For a unique and informative experience, consider taking a tour of Copp's Hill Burying Ground on a Boston Sightseeing double-decker bus. These tours offer a bird's eye view of the city while providing historical commentary about each stop. It's the perfect way to see all that Boston has to offer, including this historic cemetery.

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