Bennington Street Burying Ground

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Bennington Street Burying Ground
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View of the cemetery in 2009.
Bennington Street Burying Ground is located in Massachusetts
Bennington Street Burying Ground
Location East Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°22′52″N 71°1′15″W / 42.38111°N 71.02083°W / 42.38111; -71.02083Coordinates: 42°22′52″N 71°1′15″W / 42.38111°N 71.02083°W / 42.38111; -71.02083
Area 3.6 acres (1.5 ha)
Built 1838
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 02000548[1]
Added to NRHP May 22, 2002

The Bennington Street Burying Ground is a historic cemetery on Bennington Street, between Swift St. and Harmony St., in East Boston, Massachusetts.

The cemetery was established in 1838.[2] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]

The professional baseball player Red Woodhead was interred at the cemetery in 1881.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Lambert, David Allen (2002). A Guide to Massachusetts Cemeteries. New England Historic Genealogical Society. p. 27. ISBN 0880821345. 
  3. ^ "Red Woodhead Statistics and History". Baseball Reference. Retrieved March 19, 2013. 

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