Yarmouth, Massachusetts: Gravestone with a Curse

The woman died in 1985 (after reportedly tripping over a cat), so it's a relatively modern curse. Her tombstone epitaph places "the curse of God" on those who "maliciously vilified" her.

Ancient Cemetery

Address:
Center St., Yarmouth, MA
Directions:
Ancient Way into cemetery. Park at white building on left. Via opening near building, count off 14 fence posts, grave is in the nearest section, next to a small stone marker for 895.
Hours:
Gated after hours. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Headstone.

Gravestone with a Modern Curse

Not bad; she had her own mind about things.

[Barbara, 05/06/2020]

Tombstone with a Curse.

Gravestone with a Modern Curse

Cursed. Ancient Cemetery in Yarmouth. Apparently she was feeding all the stray cats and wild small animals in her neighborhood, much to the annoyance of her neighbors. Here is her payback!

[Andrea, 09/03/2012]

Mary Dolencie (1906-1985) apparently authorized this posthumous whammy on her "whaling port" detractors.


Nearby Offbeat Places

Edward Gorey HouseEdward Gorey House, Yarmouthport, MA - < 1 mi.
Whydah Pirate MuseumWhydah Pirate Museum, West Yarmouth, MA - 4 mi.
Tommy the ElephantTommy the Elephant, West Yarmouth, MA - 4 mi.
In the region:
Jordan's Furniture - M.O.M. Thrill Ride, Avon, MA - 52 mi.

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