Vine Lake Cemetery

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Vine Lake Cemetery
Vine Lake Cemetery, Medfield MA.jpg
Vine Lake Cemetery
Vine Lake Cemetery is located in Massachusetts
Vine Lake Cemetery
Location Medfield, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°11′10″N 71°18′56″W / 42.18611°N 71.31556°W / 42.18611; -71.31556Coordinates: 42°11′10″N 71°18′56″W / 42.18611°N 71.31556°W / 42.18611; -71.31556
Area 32 acres (13 ha)
Built 1651
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference #

05000277

[1]
Added to NRHP April 14, 2005

Vine Lake Cemetery is a historic colonial cemetery on Main Street in Medfield, Massachusetts. First established in 1651, this 32-acre (13 ha) cemetery has grown and evolved over the centuries. Its sections include the original colonial burying ground, a section in the rural cemetery style fashionable in the 19th century, and modern sections laid out in the 20th century. The oldest dated marker is frmo 1692.[2]

The cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Vine Lake Cemetery". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2014-05-30.