Granary Burial Ground


1 Park St
Boston, MA 02108

Phone: 617-523-3383

Map / Directions Map / Directions

Hours:
Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm

Admission:
Free

Type:
Historic Sites


10BEST Says

Historic Sites: The Granary Burial Ground is a small cemetery that serves as the final resting place for a number of people whose acts and/or character changed American history. Situated near a pre-Revolutionary grain storehouse, the cemetery houses the graves of such historical figures as Paul Revere, John Hancock, citizens killed in the Boston Massacre, and the woman whose tales provided her the moniker of "Mother Goose." Other notable graves include those of Benjamin Franklin's parents and Sam Adams. A stop on the Freedom Trail, you can visit as part of a tour or on your own and learn a little about Boston History.

Along the Freedom Trail: This small cemetery serves as the final resting place for a number of people whose acts or character changed American history. Situated near a pre-Revolutionary grain storehouse, the cemetery houses the graves of Paul Revere, John Hancock, citizens killed in the Boston Massacre, and the woman whose tales provided her the moniker of "Mother Goose." Other notable graves include those of Benjamin Franklin's parents and Sam Adams.


Insider Tips

Local Expert Says:

Historic Sites: "A guided tour is a great way to get the story behind the stones."

Best for Historic Sites Because: The Granary Burial Ground is the final resting place of many who helped shape American history.

10Best List photo 10BEST says

Historic Sites: The Granary Burial Ground is a small cemetery that serves as the final resting place for a number of people whose acts and/or character changed American history. Situated near a pre-Revolutionary grain storehouse, the cemetery houses the graves of such historical figures as Paul Revere, John Hancock, citizens killed in the Boston Massacre, and the woman whose tales provided her the moniker of "Mother Goose." Other notable graves include those of Benjamin Franklin's parents and Sam Adams. A stop on the Freedom Trail, you can visit as part of a tour or on your own and learn a little about Boston History.

Along the Freedom Trail: This small cemetery serves as the final resting place for a number of people whose acts or character changed American history. Situated near a pre-Revolutionary grain storehouse, the cemetery houses the graves of Paul Revere, John Hancock, citizens killed in the Boston Massacre, and the woman whose tales provided her the moniker of "Mother Goose." Other notable graves include those of Benjamin Franklin's parents and Sam Adams.

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Local Expert Jessica Polizzotti Says:

Historic Sites: "A guided tour is a great way to get the story behind the stones."

Best for Historic Sites Because: The Granary Burial Ground is the final resting place of many who helped shape American history.

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