Day 1264

Southside Burial Ground

June 16th, 2015

The land for this old community cemetery was donated by the Van Wicklen family around 1681. Part of the burial ground was paved over — buried beneath 149th Street — in the mid-20th century (between 1954 and 1966, as far as I can tell), and almost all of the headstones have vanished. The four stones you see above are the only ones remaining.

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