Old North Cemetery (Truro, Massachusetts)

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Old North Cemetery
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Old North Cemetery (Truro, Massachusetts) is located in Cape Cod
Old North Cemetery (Truro, Massachusetts)
Old North Cemetery (Truro, Massachusetts) is located in Massachusetts
Old North Cemetery (Truro, Massachusetts)
Old North Cemetery (Truro, Massachusetts) is located in the US
Old North Cemetery (Truro, Massachusetts)
Location Truro, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°1′26″N 70°4′25″W / 42.02389°N 70.07361°W / 42.02389; -70.07361Coordinates: 42°1′26″N 70°4′25″W / 42.02389°N 70.07361°W / 42.02389; -70.07361
NRHP reference #

13000095

[1]
Added to NRHP March 20, 2013

The Old North Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in Truro, Massachusetts. The cemetery was established in 1713, and remained the town's only cemetery until 1799. It is located on Aldrich Street near US Route 6. Many individuals associated with Truro's early development are buried here, as are ship's captains. When originally laid out, the cemetery was about 3 acres (1.2 ha) in size; it was expanded in 1926 and again in 1974. The oldest part of the cemetery is its northernmost section, abutting Aldrich Road.[2]

The cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Old North Cemetery" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2014-02-22.