Here lies buried ye Body of
Aged 65 years
departed this life
12 day of March 1689.
This is in place of the oldest
gravestone on Martha's Vineyard.
Erected by Joseph Dunham 1863.
The old stone lies here defaced.
Sixty rods southeast from this
grave may be seen the ruins of
the cellar of the House of the first
white settler who came to the Island
This granite tablet replaced
the old marble tablet in 1992
The Anniversary of Edgartown
350th year.

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