Listings tagged with \’Cemetery\’

  • Pelham Cemetery

    Listing Category: Places of Interest
     340 King Ave
    City Island
    New York
    10464
    Phone: 7188851055

    “THIS IS PELHAM CEMETERY… Lives are commemorated — deaths are recorded . . . This is a cemetery… A cemetery is a history of people — a perpetual record of yesterday and a sanctuary of peace and quiet today. . .” These words certainly ring true. Pelham Cemetery was established in the 1880s. There are, however, older gravestones within its grounds. The cemetery is filled with the gravestones of well-known Pelham families and early settlers. The grave sites of veterans of the Civil War and virtually every War since may be found in the cemetery.”

  • Pelham Cemetery Association

    Listing Category: Miscellaneous and Services
     P.O. Box 76
    City Island
    New York
    10464
    Phone: 7188851055

    Historic Pelham Cemetery on the Eastern shore of City Island is a most desirable site as a final resting place for Island residents. Gently sloping toward the water, the cemetery creates a sense of serenity to those visiting it. An occasional boat passing by adds a pleasant nautical atmosphere to the surroundings. A walk through the cemetery is like a trip back in time to a New England burial ground. Here, on quaintly carved tombstones, are names that are found on the Island’s streets, with military titles dating back to all the wars this country has been in, and seafaring ranks that harken lo