South Burying Ground

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South Burying Ground
NewtonMA SouthBuryingGround.jpg
Location Winchester Street, Newton Highlands, Massachusetts
Area 1.37 acres (0.55 ha)
Governing body City of Newton, Massachusetts
NRHP Reference # 04001256 [1]
Added to NRHP December 27, 2004

The South Burying Ground, also known as Winchester Street Cemetery, or Evergreen Cemetery, is an historic cemetery located on Winchester Street in the village of Newton Highlands, in the city of Newton, Massachusetts. It is a rectangular parcel of land, measuring 1.37 acres (0.55 ha). Established in 1802, it is Newton's third cemetery. It has 357 recorded burials, dating between 1803 and 1938.[2]

The cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for South Burying Ground". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-04-21. 

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Coordinates: 42°19′04″N 71°12′35″W / 42.31778°N 71.20972°W / 42.31778; -71.20972