Author’s Ridge at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

Concord authors Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and the Alcott family are buried at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in an area called Authors’ Ridge on Route 62 just north of the Battle Road Byway. Additionally, Peter Hutchison, a descendant of former slaves, and abolitionist Prudence Ward are buried here.