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Rye in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

African Cemetery 1860-1964

Westchester County Tricentennial 1683-1983

African Cemetery 1860-1964 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Suzanne Clary, June 29, 2011
1. African Cemetery 1860-1964 Marker
Inscription.  Donated by Underhill and Elizabeth Halstead for use as a cemetery for black residents of Rye Town and Black Civil War Veterans
Erected 1983 by Westchester County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
Location. 40° 58.841′ N, 73° 42.102′ W. Marker is in Rye, New York, in Westchester County. Marker can be reached from North Street. Located adjacent to Greenwood Union Cemetery. Access is through Greenwood Union Cemetery,. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rye NY 10580, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Rye Fort 1675 (approx. 0.9 miles away); This is one of some 230 markers erected on the Boston Post Road in 1763 (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Purdy Burying Ground (approx. 1.3 miles away); Milton Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Timothy Knapp House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Boston Post Road
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); Boston Post Road Historic District (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Bird Homestead and Rye Meeting House (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rye.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2011, by Suzanne Clary of Rye, New York. This page has been viewed 688 times since then and 29 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 20, 2011, by Suzanne Clary of Rye, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 30, 2023