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Salem Street Cemetery

Salem Street Cemetery

This is the site of Malden's second oldest cemetery which was purchased in 1832. The present wall was built by Work Progress Administration workers, a New Deal agency, in 1937. The earliest gravestone is that of Mary Alice Pickering who died on  October 4, 1832. This burial ground is also the resting place of Revolutionary War heroes, Captain Joseph Cheever and Michael Neagles. There are also many of Malden's early prominent families including, Tufts, Corey, Cox, Faulkner, Waitt and Pratt.


Salem Street


Contact Person

Jim Cahill - Superintendent