Hear the voices of the silent stones in Concord’s cemeteries on this 90-minute tour. Scenic, wooded Sleepy Hollow is the most famous, with highlights including the magnificent Melvin Memorial and the graves of Concord’s literary giants: Alcott, Thoreau, Hawthorne, and Emerson. The Hill Burying Ground and the South Burying Ground are the resting places of Revolutionary War heroes and their ancestors back to the 1600s. This tour is approximately 2 miles and involves some inclines.
Reservations are required. Come in, call 978-318-3061 or order on-line at www.visitconcord.org.
Tours run Thursdays and Saturdays at 4 pm throughout October. Cost is $20/person