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One of the Salem witch trial judges, Jonathan Corwin, is buried here.
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Just wow! My 8 year old was fascinated with reading the gravestones. It was cold and the ground was muddy, I could imagine spending more time walking around reading the gravestones in warmer weather

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mamagodfrey
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old Burying Point Cemetery in Salem, MA is very interesting. You can just walk through to reach other Places like the Salem Wax Museum for Example. But if you interested in History and Old Graves this is a To Do Thing when youre in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KonstantinF1984
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting a lot of history. Would recommend this tour need about 3 to 4 hous if you want to read the tomb stones.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jnikki361
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I figured this would be the final resting place of the victims ~ i was surprised that none of the 20 were there. After doing research none of the victims could have a proper burial. So it's believed that the victims family took the bodies...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 581colleenc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Man if graves could talk. I love Cemeteries and this one lent itself perfectly on a cold and overcast day. Close by is the house of the 7 gables so I was able to do plenty in a short amount of time.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank PadgetC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cemetary had many single young women buried here for obvious reasons (Salem Witches). There is a spot in front of the cemetary where supposedly the hangings took place along with memorial markers with their names on them and how they died. One man was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank samiorobilio
Reviewed 27 December 2018

These old grave markers are beautiful and the cemetery well kept. Nicely designed for accessiablity but maintaining original intent.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Debra C
Reviewed 12 December 2018

This is next to the Salem Witch Trials Memorial so I suggest checking out both. The cemetery is small so you can easily walk the loop around the whole thing. Jonathan Corwin's grave is close to the entrance on the right if you want to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank solocationer
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Just a short walk from the train station is the Old Burying Point Cemetery. It is in the middle of Salem and the second oldest cemetery in the country, and an interesting peaceful place to take a stroll through. The gravestones date back hundreds of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 1 December 2018

Easy access to this small, yet fascinating cemetery. Witch Trial victims and one of the judges are buried here. A vivid slice of history is augmented by a memorial to the victims. The site is right in the heart of historical Salem with many other...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Brandalee W
5 August 2017|
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Response from cesejs | Reviewed this property |
I don't think dogs are allowed. The cemetery is very small and there are places to sit right outside the actual burial area, including the adjacent Salem Witch Memorial.
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Natalie V
29 December 2016|
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Response from Marshall B | Reviewed this property |
There is really no need to book a tour to see the Old Burying Point Cemetery, and there is a very useful map/chart at one end (check the photo I attached to my review). And do not miss the small memorial area for the Salem... More
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clynnst
1 July 2015|
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Free to stroll through (lots of the spooky tours in the area stop by here and talk about the graves if you wanted to pay for that experience).
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