Boston: Granary Burial Ground

Two last photos from Boston's historic Granary Burial Ground, the resting place of Paul Revere, John Hancock, and many others less well known.

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(Click to enlarge) John Hancock's monument contrasts exceedingly with the modest headstones of the others in this cemetery. Of course, he was a very rich man, which as we've learned confers all sorts of privileges.

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(Click to enlarge) This view is more characteristic of the atmosphere of the place.


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