Rockland Cemetery

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Rockland Cemetery

Kings Highway
Sparkill, Rockland County, New York, USA
Memorials 14,139 added (32% photographed)


Kings Highway, Sparkill - In 1847 Eleazar Lord, first president or New York & Erie Railroad, donated 200 acres of his property on Mt. Nebo for cemetery. He envisioned it becoming major burial place for New York City residents. Its best-known grave (on the third plateau) is that of John C. Fremont, The Pathfinder." California's first governor and senator. Eleazar Lord's family plot is on the lower south slope.


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GPS Coordinates: 41.0416000, -73.9260040

  • Added: 1 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #65841