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Salem Grave Matters Cemetery Walking Tour

Salem Grave Matters Cemetery Walking Tour

Visit Salem’s oldest burying ground and unearth the secrets and stories of the infamous deceased on the Salem Grave Matters Cemetery Walking Tour.

Join this historically accurate cemetery tour and explore one of the oldest documented cemeteries in the United States. Your licensed tour guides will tell the true tales of the cemetery's most well-known, and truly infamous, occupants, including Mayflower passenger Richard More, former Governor Simon Bradstreet and Witch Trials Judge John Hathorne.

You'll also examine uniquely crafted grave markers exhibiting timeless engravings by some of the region's preeminent stone carvers, discover the symbolic meaning behind urn, willow, flora and effigy imagery and learn of Colonial Era burial practices.

Please Note: This tour departs from Salem, which is located approximately 22 miles northeast of Boston.

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Tour/Activity Details

Length

1 hour

Time

1:30 pm daily (April through October)
1:30 pm on Saturday & Sunday - and occasionally on other days (November to Mid December)
See Special Schedule Details

Hotel pick-up not included. Child discount rates applies to ages 6 - 14. Children under 6 are free. Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

Description

Special Schedule Details

This tour does not operate on Thanksgiving Day (last Thursday in November) and from mid December through February.

This tour departs from Salem, which is located approximately 22 miles northeast of Boston.

Important Information

  • This is a walking tour. Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes.
  • Tours operate rain or shine. Please bring your own umbrella and dress appropriately for local weather conditions.
  • Digital and still cameras are allowed on this tour, but video cameras are not.
  • You may bring a well-behaved dog on the tour only if your dog is polite, does not disturb other guests, and is leashed throughout the tour.
  • Tour operators reserve the right to dismiss anyone who appears intoxicated, or is disrespectful or disruptive to other guests or the guides.

Hotel pick-up not included. Child discount rates applies to ages 6 - 14. Children under 6 are free. Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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Rates All rates are in US Dollars

Event Date:

October 22, 2017

Desired Time:

01:30 PM