Friday, October 30, 2015

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery and Old Hill Burying Ground, Concord, MA

Did you know that Concord, MA has their own Sleepy Hollow Cemetery with famous writers and poets buried there?

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery - Bedford Street, Concord, MA
Listed in the National Registry of Historic Places, Sleepy Hollow has an estimated 10,000 gravesites, including those of Nathaniel Hawthorne (The Scarlet Letter and House of Seven Gables) - Ralph Waldo Emerson - Henry David Thoreau - and Louisa May Alcott (Little Women) to name just a few.

Below are a few photos of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery and Old Hill Burying Ground.

Graves Site of the Thoreau Family

Gifts and Offerings Left For Henry David Thoreau

The Family Grave Site of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Louisa May Alcott - Author of Little Women

Old Hill Burying Ground - Concord, MA
Old Hill Burying Ground - Overlooks Concord, MA and was the original burying ground for Concord residents after securing their settlement in 1635.  The oldest stone existing is dated 1677.