Tag Archives: New York City cemetery

Cemetery of the Week #98: the New York Marble Cemetery

The New York Marble Cemetery 41-1/2 Second Avenue New York City, New York 10003 Contact information: P.O. Box 315, New York City, New York 10159 Founded: 1831 Size: half an acre Number of interments: 2080 Open: the fourth Sunday of … Continue reading

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New York Cemetery Explorations with Atlas Obscura

Sunday, October 14 Catacombs and Other Curiosities: A Walk in Green-Wood Cemetery Autumn Cemetery Exploration Series – Join Atlas Obscura resident cemetery expert Allison Meier for an exploration of some of Green-Wood Cemetery’s more offbeat corners, such as the rarely … Continue reading

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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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Weekly Photo Challenge: Near and Far

The challenge for this week is to show perspective.  I like this photo because it captures both proximity and distance, but also spans time from the colonial graveyard to 21st-century Manhattan outside the cemetery gates. I took this photo on … Continue reading

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