Old York Cemetery - Old Parish Cemetery

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This cemetery contains the grave of Mary Nasson, said to be a witch who was executed and buried there in 1774. A heavy stone slab lies over the grave, rumored to be placed there in order to keep her inside. The stone slab is said to always be warm. Note: Her name may be spelled Mary Jason in some resources.

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Geographic Information

43.14391, -70.65266
United States

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43.143925085915626, -70.65243699933626
York County, Maine
Nearest Towns:
York Harbor, ME (0.6 mi.)
York Beach, ME (2.9 mi.)
Cape Neddick, ME (3.8 mi.)
Kittery Point, ME (5.0 mi.)
Kittery, ME (5.7 mi.)
New Castle, NH (5.9 mi.)
South Eliot, ME (6.8 mi.)
Portsmouth, NH (7.5 mi.)
Eliot, ME (7.5 mi.)
Ogunquit, ME (7.7 mi.)


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