Old Burying Point or the Charter Street Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in Salem, and the second oldest known cemetery in the country, started in 1637. It is located on Charter St. next to the Witch Trials Memorial and contains many famous individuals such as Jonathan Corwin and John Hawthorne, who were Judges in the Salem Witch Trials, Samuel Bradstreet who was a Governor of Massachusetts and many more interesting historical figures. There are currently 347 entries for this cemetery.
The ship The Mayflower arrived at Cape Cod, America, on this day 19th November 1620. Its 87 passengers were a Protestant sect, known as The Pilgrim Fathers,(Mayflower Collage: departs from Southampton, England on its travel to North America)
Old Salem, Massachusetts - Been once and loved it so much I could see myself living there. Too bad I can't boot the historical society out of The House of Seven Gables ; //So much to see & do in Salem EL//