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Cemetery of the Week #75: St. Paul’s Chapel churchyard

Saint Paul’s Protestant Episcopal Churchyard and Vaults 209 Broadway New York, New York 10007 Telephone: (212) 233-4164 Founded: 1766 Size: a small city block Number of interments: approximately 1000 Open: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 10 … Continue reading

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A Good Guide to the Cemeteries of New York

Permanent New Yorkers: A Biographical Guide to the Cemeteries of New York by Judi Culbertson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was the second of Culbertson and Randall’s “Permanent” series, exploring the permanent residents of Paris, California, Italy, and … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #65: the African Burial Ground

African Burial Ground National Monument Duane Street, between Broadway and African Burial Ground Way/Elk Street Manhattan, New York 10007 Telephone: (212) 637-2019 Opened to the public: October 5, 2007 Size: 6.6 acres is the estimated size of the entire burial … Continue reading

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Historic Cemeteries Matter!

For the past seven years, American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation have awarded millions of dollars in grant funds to historic sites through Partners in Preservation, an online voting competition. Traditionally a cemetery is selected for the … Continue reading

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Kickstart a Documentary about a Cemetery

Prospect Cemetery trailer You can help fund a project to document Prospect Cemetery in Jamaica, Queens, New York: Director’s Statement: Peter Riegert I discovered Prospect Cemetery in the pages of Cornelia Read’s novel Invisible Boy, based on an actual 1989 … Continue reading

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