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Record 332/746
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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Description Photo folder: CEMETERY: OLD BURYING GROUND

Old Burying Ground, off Massachusetts Avenue near Harrington Road, west of the Battle Green.

Negatives and photographs of tombs and gravestones in historic cemetery near the center of town.

Includes 1811 tombs, such as Fessenden Tomb, and gravestones of Captain Parker and Ebenezer Fiske, as well as stones marking approximate site of burial place of men who survived April 19, 1775, but later died. There also is a burial site of one British soldier. Anita Worthen is in one photo, documenting damage to Fessenden Tomb.

About 6 photos
6 negatives, circa 1960.

This is a folder-level record in Series 19. Lexington Properties and Landmarks.
Year Range from 1950
Year range to 1965
Object ID Worthen.19.119
Object Name Folder, File
People Fessenden
Fiske, Ebenezer
Parker, John
Worthen, Anita Pring
Search Terms Old Burying Ground, Harrington Road
Harrington Road, Old Burying Ground
Subjects Burial vaults
Monuments & memorials
Town life
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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