Eliot Burying Ground

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Eliot Burying Ground
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Eliot Burying Ground is located in Massachusetts
Eliot Burying Ground
Eliot Burying Ground is located in USA
Eliot Burying Ground
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°19′55″N 71°4′55″W / 42.33194°N 71.08194°W / 42.33194; -71.08194Coordinates: 42°19′55″N 71°4′55″W / 42.33194°N 71.08194°W / 42.33194; -71.08194
Built 1630
Architectural style Italianate
NRHP Reference # 74000388[1]
Added to NRHP June 25, 1974

Eliot Burying Ground (or ""Eustis Street Burying Ground" or "First Burying Ground in Roxbury") is an historic cemetery at Eustis and Washington Streets in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. It occupies a roughly triangular lot of 0.8 acres (0.32 ha).

Founded in 1630, the cemetery is the oldest in Roxbury[2] (which was annexed to Boston in 1868). It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Many well-known historical figures of colonial Massachusetts are buried at Eliot Burying Ground, including John Eliot, and members of the Dudley family, including Governors Thomas and Joseph Dudley, and Chief Justice Paul Dudley.[3]

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