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American Artifacts: Granary Burying Ground (Part 2)

Granary Burying Ground

Granary Burying Ground

Boston
Sunday, December 16, 2012

Each week American Artifacts takes viewers into archives, museums and historic sites around the country. Granary Burying Ground in downtown Boston was established in the year 1660 and is the city’s third oldest cemetery. American History TV looked at the oldest graves in the site, as well as the tomb of the judge in the Salem Witch Trials. We also learned about the images engraved on headstones in the 350-year old cemetery. Our guide for the tour - Kelly Thomas of Boston’s Historic Burying Grounds Initiative.

Updated: Monday, December 17, 2012 at 1:27am (ET)

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