CYPRESS HILLS CEMETERY
Located on Jamaica Ave in Brooklyn, New York
Cypress Hills Cemetery was founded on November 21, 1848. It is chartered by New York State as a non-profit, non-sectarian, membership corporation. Under construction for near three years, it officially opened in 1851.
Today & Tomorrow
Today, despite the constantly increasing population and a demand for interment space from families throughout the New York City metropolitan area, Cypress Hills Cemetery has a large amount of beautifully developed land sufficient to serve future generations.
The cemetery is located in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, and encompasses 225 acres and is easily reached via the J line at the Cypress Hills station, approximately 45 minutes from Manhattan.
Cypress Hills Cemetery remains dedicated to maintaining the same character and vision of its founders. Years of careful planning and maintenance have preserved and enhanced the beauty and serenity of our grounds.
We hope you will consider us when choosing a final resting place for loved one.
Recent News & Updates from in & around the Community
Please be advised: The cemetery will be closed to visitation on Sunday, June 24th from 8am-12pm for our 5k run in honor of Fallen NYPD Detective Peter Figoski. Visitation will be opened at 12pm and will continue until 4:30pm. Thank you for your understanding and...
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Join us for our 6th annual Meet Santa at Cypress Hills Come by on Saturday, December 9th 1pm to 4pm to enjoy holiday train rides, hot chocolate and cookies, and visit with Santa for a picture and a gift. Admission free to...
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