Woodhaven in Queens County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Remsen Family Cemetery
Erected 1938 by State Education Department.
Location. 40° 42.737′ N, 73° 51.508′ W. Marker is in Woodhaven, New York, in Queens County. Marker is at the intersection of Trotting Course Lane and Metropolitan Avenue and Alderton Street, on the right when traveling north on Trotting Course Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodhaven NY 11421, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sergeant Joseph E. Schaefer Oval (approx. 1.2 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); General Slocum Disaster Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Dexter Park (approx. 1½ miles away); Queens Borough Hall Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Tree Dedication for Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. 2.1 miles away); Time Capsules (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Exedra (approx. 2.3 miles away).
More about this marker. The Remsen family owned a substantial lot surrounding this cemetery which was eventually sold off and subdivided. This small plot of
Regarding Remsen Cemetery. In addition to Colonel Jeromus Remsen, the following Remsen familly members are interred here: Aurt Remsen, 1741-1819 (Lieutenant, Cooper's Regiment, New York Millitia); Luke Remsen, 1749-1939 (Captain, Queen's Company Miliitia); Abraham Remsen, 1730-1807 (Major, Cooper's Regiment, New York Militia);
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2010, by Christian Belena of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 1,160 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2010, by Christian Belena of Brooklyn, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of plaque marker that is at foot of Remsen Cemetery marker. • Can you help?