King's Chapel Burying Ground

Boston, Massachusetts

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King's Chapel Burying Ground is located near the intersection of Tremont Street and School Street in Boston, Massachusetts (Suffolk County). The coordinates are 42° 21' 30" N, 71° 03' 35" W.

King's Chapel Burying Ground is the oldest established cemetery in Boston, and it is no longer active. Many notable people are buried there, including:

  • John Winthrop - First governor of Massachusetts Bay colony

  • Hezekiah Usher - First book seller in Boston

  • William Dawes - Rode with Paul Revere to Lexington

  • Mary Chilton - First woman to step off the Mayflower in 1620.

The cemetery is extremely well taken care of by the city.

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