Mount Moor Cemetery

Mount Moor Cemetery (HME3M)

Location: West Nyack, NY 10994 Rockland County
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N 41° 5.747', W 73° 57.542'

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This "Burying ground for Colored people", was deeded on July 7, 1849 by James Benson and Jane Benson, his wife, to William H. Moore, Stephen Samuels and Isaac Williams, trustees. The cemetery has provided burial space for colored people, including veterans of the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World Wars I and II and the Korean War. The grounds have been maintained since 1940 by the Mount Moor Cemetery Association, Inc.
HM NumberHME3M
Series This marker is part of the New York: Historical Society of Rockland County series
Year Placed1989
Placed ByHistorical Society of Rockland County, Sponsored by the African-American Historical Society of Rockland County and Mount Moor Cemetery Association
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 10:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 587420 N 4549912
Decimal Degrees41.09578333, -73.95903333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 5.747', W 73° 57.542'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 5' 44.82" N, 73° 57' 32.52" W
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Area Code(s)917, 845, 914
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3360 Palisades Center Dr, West Nyack NY 10994, US
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