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Visit the Old Burying Ground

April 16 at2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Meet in front of the Robbins Library main entrance.

Near the Robbins Library is Arlington’s Old Burying Ground, established back in 1724 when Arlington was the Second Precinct of Cambridge and called Menotomy. In this program, Local History Librarian Steven Prochet will give a tour of the Old Burying Ground, profiling those buried in the cemetery like Jason Russell and Samuel Abbott Smith, explain what the purpose of the winged skulls are, learn how to read graves for genealogical research, and showcase Local History sources that discuss these figures further. 

Space is limited so please register by emailing arlhist@minlib.net or calling (781)316-3218. Registration closes on April 5.


April 16
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Robbins Library
700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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