Planning a trip to the Salem Witch Museum in July?  Please note, due to a private event, the Museum will close at 5 pm on Sunday, July 21 and will be closed all day on Monday, July 22.  We plan to reopen on Tuesday, July 23 at 10:00 am. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Ancient Burial Ground

Located between Hale Street and Abbott Street, behind the Central Fire Station.

Reverend John Hale, minister in Beverly, is buried here in the Hale family plot. Beside him are buried two of his wives including Sarah, whom Mary Herrick accused of witchcraft. Sarah Hale died on 20 May 1697 at the age of forty-one.

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Ancient Burying Ground, Beverly, MA 01915

Ancient Burying Ground, Beverly, MA 01915