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Early English Providence settlers buried their dead toward the rear of their house lots, not in common ground. Most of those private burial sites were transferred to common burial grounds, like North Burial Ground; only this remains to illustrate the seventeenth-century’s non-communal attitude toward burial.

– 2003 Guide to Providence Architecture

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