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.
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Our Online Shop will help you memorialize your loved one with various options from flowers, to plants, to trees, to benches, to gardens. Call Us if want us to help you choose: 718.277.2900
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
Cypress Hills Cemetery 5k Run Through History 2023
Join us on Sunday, June 4th, 2023 to honor one of NYPD's Finest in our 9th Annual 5k Run Through History. The 5k run/walk is in honor of Detective Peter Figoski of the 75th precinct and all proceeds will are donated to two amazing...
Road Closure Notice
Please be advised The cemetery will be closed to vehicle traffic on Sunday, June 4th, 2023 from 8am to 12pm for our 9th Annual 5k Run Through History in honor of fallen NYPD Detective Peter Figoski We thank you in...
Cypress Hills Cemetery 5k Run Through History
Join us on Sunday, June 4th to honor one of NYPD's Finest in our 9th Annual 5k Run Through History. The 5k run/walk is in honor of Detective Peter Figoski of the 75th precinct and all proceeds will are donated to two amazing...
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