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Lovely cemetery

My ancestry research led me to this beautifully maintained cemetery. It meant so much to me to... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Fantastic ancient stones

Highly atmospheric, and some of the oldest gravestones on the Cape, dating to the early 18th... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Martha Y
Granby, Massachusetts, United States
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

My ancestry research led me to this beautifully maintained cemetery. It meant so much to me to visit my underground Doane relatives. I got some great photos of the stones that are still legible. We were the only visitors there at that time so we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Highly atmospheric, and some of the oldest gravestones on the Cape, dating to the early 18th century. Some very beautifully carved and incredibly well preserved. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Martha Y
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Depending on which direction you are traveling,this may be a difficult turn off of Route #6. Just off the road there is limited parking, but the small cemetery is rich with Mayflower history and provides easy access to some first hand research.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Drbrooks4337
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Located right on Route 6, you can visit this historic cemetery where a couple of the original Mayflower passengers are buried. Their grave markers have been updated by a historical society but the other headstones are either gone or very hard to read. Do your...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 2CAtravelers
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped by the Cove Burying Ground today to visit some of my ancestors. Daniel Doane Sr., my 10th great grandfather, rests there with his original 1712 headstone and footstone. His father, John Doane (11th great grandfather) is commemorated with a more modern memorial stone...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Gwen B
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were a bit bored one day so stopped at this cemetery to see how old the headstones were. It was so fascinating to see family plots of the early settlers of Cape Cod. It was also great to see some graves marked as Veterans...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Snootifox
Reviewed 9 April 2016

I love taking my dog here to walk. It is a relaxing little graveyard and there are information packets at the entrance with very interesting information. There are cool headstones here.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Chloe F
Reviewed 14 December 2015

It was humbling to walk through this cemetery where the earliest settlers on the Cape are buried--including 3 who came on the Mayflower. And it probably goes unnoticed for most traveling Rt. 6.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank ValdOrcia
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Step back in time with this burying ground. 3 graves are for people who came aboard the Mayflower. Self-guided but documentation is available.

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Jan R
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Small old burial ground that is on the national register of historic places. 3 Mayflower passengers buried here. Www.capcodgravestones.com Look for constance Hopkins snow, Giles Hopkins and Joseph rogers.

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