North Burial Ground (Fall River, Massachusetts)

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North Burial Ground
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North Burial Ground (Fall River, Massachusetts) is located in Massachusetts
North Burial Ground (Fall River, Massachusetts)
North Burial Ground (Fall River, Massachusetts) is located in the United States
North Burial Ground (Fall River, Massachusetts)
LocationFall River, Massachusetts
Coordinates41°43′11″N 71°9′0″W / 41.71972°N 71.15000°W / 41.71972; -71.15000Coordinates: 41°43′11″N 71°9′0″W / 41.71972°N 71.15000°W / 41.71972; -71.15000
Built1810
Architectural styleLate Victorian, Exotic Revival, Other
MPSFall River MRA
NRHP reference No.83000695 [1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 16, 1983

North Burial Ground is a historic cemetery located on North Main Street between Brightman and Cory Streets in Fall River, Massachusetts. The cemetery was established in 1810 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. It is the oldest city-owned cemetery in Fall River.

The cemetery features a fieldstone gatehouse, built about 1890 and an Egyptian Revival receiving tomb built in 1849 from local Fall River granite. After Oak Grove Cemetery opened in 1855, the remains of many were transferred there from North Burial Ground, as it was considered to be the more fashionable resting place.[2]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 15, 2008.
  2. ^ MHC Inventory Form

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