Place:Grove Hill Cemetery, Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


NameGrove Hill Cemetery
Alt namesWaltham Cemetery
Coordinates42.376111°N 71.221389°W
Located inWaltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


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The Grove Hill Cemetery is a historic cemetery at 290 Main Street in Waltham, Massachusetts. Established in 1703, the cemetery was Waltham's only cemetery until 1857. It was authorized in 1703, but its initial parcel of land was not purchased until 1704. The first documented burial, however, took place in November 1703. The northwest section of the cemetery is its oldest portion, and includes a number of unmarked gravesites. The cemetery continues in active use today, and contains a representative sample of funerary art spanning 300 years.

The cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]


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