Community Events, Road Closings, & Holiday Happenings

Road closure notice

Please be advised The cemetery will be closed to vehicle traffic on Sunday, June 25th from 8am - 1pm for our 5k Run Through History in honor of fallen NYPD Detective Peter Figoski. We thank you in advance for your cooperation and understanding.  ...

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Notable Feature: A. G. Badger

Alfred G. Badger 1814-1892 Alfred Badger was a flute specialist who manufactured flutes in the mid 1840's.  He is famous for inventing a new cylindrical bore Boehm system flute in America.  His flutes are still sought after by musicians and enthusiasts.  He is buried...

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Black History Month – Notable Feature (week 3)

Wallace Turnage     Born: 1846       Died: 1916               The story of Wallace Turnage is quite an amazing one.  As a slave at the age of seventeen in Alabama, Turnage attempted escape four times before successfully managing to walk 25 miles to an...

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Black History Month – Notable Feature (week 2)

  Ethel Cuff Black   Born: 1890       Died: 1977   Ethel Cuff Black was an amazing soul, dedicated to the furtherance of her community and youth.  While attending Howard University, she was chairwoman of the collegiate chapter of the YWCA.  Later, along...

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Black History Month – Notable Feature (week 1)

In celebration of Black History Month, each week in February, Cypress Hills Cemetery will be highlighting the achievements of various African American notables. James McCune Smith     Born: April 18, 1813       Died: November 17, 1865             Renowned...

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Meet Santa at Cypress Hills Cemetery

Meet Santa at Cypress Hills Cemetery   Join us on Saturday, December 10th from 1pm - 3pm as we get a visit from Santa Claus.  Bring the children to come celebrate the holiday season.  There will be pictures with Santa, free gifts for the children and free...

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6th Annual Veteran’s Day Event

  Cypress Hills Cemetery 6th Annual Veteran's Day Event   Join us on Friday, November 11th at 10am to honor and remember all of our veterans.   Program includes veteran speakers, musical accompaniment and a performance by Franklin K. Lane's Air Force...

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Halloween Party 2016

Cypress Hills Cemetery 3rd Annual Halloween Party       Join us on Sunday, October 23rd for our 3rd annual Halloween Party.   We will enjoy a fun filled morning of pumpkin picking and decorating, face painting, bounce house fun and much, much more....

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Annual Food and Clothes Drive begins tomorrow!

Cypress Hills Cemetery is pleased to announce that our Annual Food and Clothes Drive will begin Friday, July 1st and run until Wednesday, August 31st We will be collecting canned food items, boxed cereals and boxed juices, along with other non-perishables.  We will...

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Cemetery visitation closed Sunday, June 12th

Please be advised that Cemetery visitation will be closed: Sunday, June 12th, 2016 from the hours of 8am - 12pm   as we hold our 4th annual 5k race through History in honor of fallen NYPD Detective Peter Figoski.   Regular visitation will resume following...

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