Charter Street Cemetery in Salem Closed September 28 – November 3

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Pursuant to a vote of the Salem Cemetery Commission that took place on September 10, 2019, the City’s historic Charter Street Cemetery will be closed to the public from September 28, 2019 through November 3, 2019. The City is preparing to undertake a substantial landscape preservation and improvement project in the cemetery and has already completed early phases of work, including some headstone and tomb restoration and preliminary archaeological reviews. The City will be publishing information about the cemetery and its history, as well as images of notable headstones and tombs, at www.preservingsalem.com.