Three Cemeteries Walking Tour – NEW! Fridays and Saturdays in October and Sunday, October 31 at 4:00 pm

Hear the voices of the silent stones in Concord’s cemeteries on this 90-minute tour.  Scenic, wooded Sleepy Hollow is the most famous, with highlights including the magnificent Melvin Memorial and the graves of Concord’s literary giants:  Alcott, Emerson, Hawthorne, and Thoreau.  The Hill Burying Ground and the South Burying Ground are the resting places of Revolutionary War heroes and their ancestors back to the 1600s.  This tour is approximately 2 miles.

This tour will depart from the Visitor Center at 58 Main Street, rain or shine. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors and students. You can purchase tickets on line, call 978-318-3061 or arrive at the Visitor Center at 3:45 pm.

Private tours are offered year-round on request for groups of 4 or more. Call 978-318-3061 or email visitors@concordma.gov for pricing and availability.

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