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This cemetery was established pre-1700. It's east side fence is the border with neighboring Kelley Family Burying Ground.
The Massachusetts Historical Commission refers to this cemetery in MACRIS as ACU800<.
This burial place is referenced to in the book "Vital Records of Dartmouth, Massachusetts to 1850" Published by: New England Historic Genealogical Society as G.R.39 (Acushnet Cemetery - established in the reign of Queen Anne in the old township of Dartmouth).
Acushnet was a part of Dartmouth until 1787. Acushnet was then a part of New Bedford until 1812. Acushnet was then a part of Fairhaven until 1860, when it became a town.