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The Old Graveyard was founded by the earliest settlers of the town, and was in use between 1682 - 1889. This cemetery is town-owned. This cemetery shares a boundary, but otherwise has no other connection, with Central Cemetery.
The Massachusetts Historical Commission refers to this cemetery in MACRIS as EBR801.
This cemetery is referred to in the book "Vital Records of East Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850", Published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, as G.R.1.
This cemetery is referred to in the book "Old Cemeteries of Southeastern Massachusetts" by Charles M. Thatcher as "Old Cemetery in East Bridgewater".
This cemetery is referred to in the book "Epitaphs in Old Bridgewater, Massachusetts", by Williams Latham , as "The Old Grave Yard".
This Old Graveyard is not the Old Graveyard of Bridgewater. or the Old Graveyard of West Bridgewater.. There are three separate cemeteries in three separate towns.