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Encyclopedia > New York City Marble Cemetery
New York City Marble Cemetery
(U.S. National Historic Landmark)
Location: Manhattan, New York City, New York
Area: acres
Built/Founded: 1832
Architect: Perkins Nichols
Added to NRHP: September 17, 1980
Governing body: Private cemetery

The "New York City Marble Cemetery" created in 1831 and finished in 1835, was the second "marble" non-sectarian cemetery in New York City. There are 258 burial vaults constructed of Tuckahoe marble on the site. It is not connected to the nearby and slightly older New York Marble Cemetery. Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... This article or section needs additional references or sources to improve its verifiability. ... Manhattan is a borough of New York City, New York, USA, coterminous with New York County. ... Nickname: Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1625 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area  - City  468. ... NY redirects here. ... A typical plaque showing entry on the National Register of Historic Places. ... September 17 is the 260th day of the year (261st in leap years). ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Nickname: Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1625 Government  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area  - City  468. ... The New York Marble Cemetery (0. ...


Notable Burials

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