Concord, Massachusetts: Authors' Ridge - The Literary Dead

You'll find a clump of famous writers in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery -- Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry David Thoreau, Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

129 Bedford St, Concord, MA
East of town on north side of Hwy 62/Bedford St. Relevant graves arrayed along Hillside Ave. and Ridge Path.
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Grave of Hawthorne.

Authors' Ridge - The Literary Dead

Well worth the stop to one of the most famous cemeteries, especially if your are a fan of the writers, Thoreau, Alcott, Emerson, and Hawthorne. Early American brat pack.

[Zannah Noe, 01/05/2014]

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