East End Burying Ground

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East End Burying Ground

Location
Hatchville and Sandwich Road
East Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorials 435 added (89% photographed)

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The left hand two thirds of the cemetery are maintained by the Town of Falmouth. The right hand side of this cemetery is maintained by Falmouth Jewish Congregation . There are newer burials on the right hand side but this is not the Jewish Cemetery.The Falmouth Jewish Congregation Cemetery is across the street and is separate.

Inscriptions from the white bronze monument to the left of the Meeting House explain the history of this cemetery.

1st panel dated 1796-1902
East Falmouth Congregational Church
Built in 1797;
turned around and spire put on in 1842

2nd panel
In Memory of
Ezekial
Robinson
Who gave
The land for the church
and
Free Burying Ground
in 1796.

3rd panel
In Memory of
Sheubel
Lawrence,Jr.
Who gave
The Society in 1841,
$10,000.00,
The income of which
to be used to
maintain preaching.

4th panel
Falmouth Jewish
Congregation
accepted from
East End Meeting House
Society
November 23, 1992

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GPS Coordinates: 41.60594, -70.56829

  • Added: 5 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2281806