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kimblesinbits We enjoyed our time in Boston last weekend, exploring the city and suburbs. This is Granary Burial Ground, the third oldest burying ground in Boston and the final resting place of Samuel Adams, John Hancock, Paul Revere, and victims of the Boston Massacre. An interesting fact about this place is that there are approximately 5000 people buried here, but only 2300 headstones. Many families would share one headstone and one grave, due to the high cost of funerals. 4d

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aylow 'Here lies the body of Mr. Nathaniel Shannon, aged 68 years, died August the 22 1713. He was born in 1655 -- settled in Boston in 1687 --- was naval officer of the Port of Boston 1701 - 1723 --- Became a member of the Old South Church in 1701.' Old Granary Burial Grounds in Boston. Final resting place of this gentleman, Paul Revere, Peter Faneuil, Crispus Attucks, Sam Adams, Phillis Wheatley, John Hancock and numerous others. #oldgranaryburialground #tombstones #boston #beantown #tribute #nathanielshannon #granaryburialground #macabre #cemetery #graveyard #tremontstreet #skull #copper #newengland #massachusetts #travelphotos #travelpix #wanderlust #wander #notallwhowanderarelost #touristinmyownbackyard #history #antique #potd #pictureoftheday #granaryburialgrounds #oldsouthchurch #inscription #portofboston #igboston 1w

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galen_lowe Skull and cross bones tombstone for Thomas Webb July 8th 1769, at the Granary cemetery in Boston.
#skullandcrossbones #skull #tombstone #boston #granarycemetery #granaryburialground
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a.real.archaeopteryx I don't feel patriotic very often, but this is one of the moments that I do. #bostonfreedomtrail #boston #cemetery #granaryburialground 4w

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joseph_hollow Beautiful sunset after a quick downpour earlier today #latergram #boston #sunset #clouds #rain #granaryburialground 1mon

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whiteak Cheers to Sam Adams, Ben Franklin, Paul Revere, and all the other peeps buried across the street. #BeantownPub #GranaryBurialGround 2mon

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1dergrl A Valentine's Day #frombefore
The Old Granary Burial Ground is the third-oldest cemetery in Boston, founded in 1660. #lostlove
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