History of Pine Grove Cemetery - Part 1

Hosted By: 

Pine Grove Cemetery Commission, Lynn Historical Commission, Lynn Cultural Council, and the Lynn Community Association
Join us for an historical tour of Lynn’s 152 acre garden style cemetery on the National Register as a Historic District. It boasts a Who’s Who of 19th century architects, sculptors and movers and shakers. In part 1 we will start at the Boston Street entrance and cover the oldest part of the cemetery including the sunken gardens, the Rhodes Chapel, the receiving tomb as well as the WW 1 Burial Grounds, a sweeping view of the Lynn Coastline and so much more.

Special Instructions: 

Meet at the main entrance at 155 Boston Street. This is a walking tour so please wear comfortable shoes and bring water. Rain or shine. Mostly wheelchair accommodating but you will not be able to view some monuments close up. Absolutely no dogs allowed in cemetery. No restroom in cemetery but there are plenty of fast food restaurants with restrooms right on Boston Street.

Capacity: 

50

Facility Features: 

Location: 

155 Boston Street, Lynn, MA, 01904

Driving Directions: 

FROM RTE-129/95: take Rte-129 East into Lynn. Rte-129 turns right onto Boston Street. Cemetery Entrance is up on the right, ~6 miles after turn on to Boston Street. FROM RTE-107, turn on to Chestnut Street/Rte-129A West. Take a left onto Boston Street/Rte-129 East. Cemetery Entrance is up on the right, ~6 miles after turn on to Boston Street. FROM RTE-1A, turn on to Eastern Ave/Rte-129A West. At Western Ave/Rte-107/Rte-129A - turn left. Take a right on to Chestnut Street/Rte-129A West. Take a left onto Boston Street/Rte-129 East. Cemetery Entrance is up on the right,~6 miles after turn on to Boston Street.