Old Burying Ground

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Old Burying Ground

This cemetery is circa. 1732. The sign beside the entrance reads "The Old Burying Ground (1732). Here are buried Jason Russell, Jason Winship and Jabez Wyman of Menotomy and nine Minute-Men from other towns, who lost their lives April 19, 1775."

Menotomy is an old Indian name for Arlington.

There is also a monument in the cemetery that lists 34 Revolutionary Soldiers known to be buried here.

The Massachusetts Historical Commission refers to this cemetery in MACRIS as ARL.800 Arlington Old Cemetery.

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GPS Coordinates: 42.41477, -71.15439

  • Added: 3 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #1962203