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The cemetery, which dates back to colonial days, has recently identified new areas within its 13+ acres where burial lots may be purchased.
Hingham Cemetery Scholarship 2023 Award Winner ~ Kateyln Erickson

Immediate past president of the Hingham Cemetery Board, John Davenport, with Kateyln Erickson, the winner of the cemetery’s 2023 scholarship award, at the Ames Chapel in Hingham. Katelyn won for her essay on family genealogy, which involved considerable research. She heads to Ohio State University in the fall.  The Hingham Cemetery Board Scholarship Award is an annual award and applications are available in the spring for any high school senior who lives in Hingham or attends Hingham High School.

Our thanks to all of you who have supported our efforts in reaching
our short- and long-term goals of preserving this lovely arboretum.

Hingham Cemetery has been listed in the NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES by the United States Department of the Interior.

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These productions would not have been possible without the generous underwriting of the Hingham Cultural Council (under the auspices of the Massachusetts Cultural Council), Sarah and Joe Cronin, Anne and Nestor Nicholas, Absolutely Fit, the Conservation Law Foundation, Strekalovsky Architecture, Sara Holbrook and Foster Aborn, and Encore Specialty Foods, LLC, Hingham’s Specialty Food Importer.