Places that Matter

Place Explorer: Burial Site

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
African Burial Ground National Monument Civic Center Manhattan Colonial-era burial ground for African-Americans
Battle of Brooklyn American Revolution burial site Gowanus Brooklyn Patriot soldiers died and were buried here in 1776
Fort Defiance (site of) Red Hook Brooklyn Major Revolutionary War battle site
Green-Wood Cemetery Sunset Park Brooklyn National Historic Landmark cemetery founded in 1838
Hart Island Hart Island Bronx The United States' largest tax-funded cemetery
Monument Lot or Monument Triangle Vinegar Hill Brooklyn Former tomb of American Revolutionary War prisoners
Moravian Cemetery Dongan Hills Staten Island Beautifully landscaped cemetery dating from the 18th century
National Cemetery in Cypress Hills Cypress Hills Brooklyn The city's only national cemetery
New York Marble Cemetery East Village Manhattan New York's first burial place unaffiliated with a house of worship
Prison Ship Martyrs Monument Fort Greene Brooklyn Memorial to American Revolutionary War prisoners
Prospect Cemetery Jamaica Center Queens One of the last Colonial cemeteries in Queens
Revolutionary War Burial Site Red Hook Brooklyn Little known site linked to Revolutionary War
Shearith Israel Cemetery Chinatown Manhattan Oldest Jewish cemetery in New York City
Triangle Garden Red Hook Brooklyn A rumored burial site
Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum Washington Heights Manhattan Historic cemetery in Washington Heights
Woodlawn Cemetery Woodlawn Bronx Notable for its beauty and the famous people buried there
Wyckoff-Snediker Family Cemetery Woodhaven Queens A 19th century burial site of many of the area's farmers