New York Marble Cemetery

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

52-74 E 2nd St

ARCHITECT: Unknown

DATE: 1830

STYLE: Cemetery

Cemetery East Village Manhattan

In this cemetery there are no monuments or individual tombstones, only the walls with greensward and trees and squares of marble of uniform size set in the walls, bearing the names of the owners and the vault numbers. The north and south walls have marble tablets affixed to them in tiers of three on which are inscribed the names of one hundred and fifty-six original vault owners. At the southwest corner of the cemetery the old dead-house once stood, a primitive rough-hewn structure of stone.

STATUS Designated Individual Landmark

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