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Halloween Burying Grounds Tour Learn History and Lore Sunday

October 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+0


Who says cemeteries have to be spooky? Newton’s oldest cemetery, the East Parish Burying Ground, dates back to 1660 and serves as the resting place of Newton’s founding families. Learn about Newton’s history and explore this community resource as an educator from Historic Newton guides you in this special tour of the art of remembrance, and life and death in Newton. Hear the stories of those memorialized and consider the lives and deaths of those whose final resting places are unmarked. Meet Sunday, October 28 at 3:30 p.m. at the corner of Cotton and Centre Streets; park on Cotton Street. Donation, $10 per person. Register in advance or come to the beginning of the tour.


Historic Newton