Community Events, Road Closings, & Holiday Happenings

Black History Month – Notable feature (week 4)

Elizabeth Jennings Graham   Born: 1826                      Died: 1902   One hundred and one years prior to Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat on the bus, Elizabeth Jennings Graham fought for her right to ride on a segregated New York City streetcar and...

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Black History Month – Notable feature (week 3)

Eubie Blake     Born: February 7th, 1883 Died: February 12th, 1983   This week, we feature an incredible artist whose talent and musical longevity are beyond comprehension. Eubie Blake’s music focused on ragtime and early jazz culture. His prowess at...

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Black History Month – Notable feature (week 2)

Charlotte E. Ray     Born: January 13th, 1850          Died: January 4th, 1911   Last week we featured a man who paved the way for African Americans in sports by breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball. This week, we highlight another...

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Black History Month – Notable feature

Jackie Robinson Born: January 31st, 1919 Died: October 24th, 1972 Jackie Robinson stepped out onto the baseball diamond at Ebbets Field on April 15, 1947 becoming the first African-American to play in Major League baseball. From that moment on, he broke the color...

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Cypress Hills 4th Annual 5k Run Through History

Join us for our 4th annual 5k run in honor of fallen NYPD Officer Peter Figoski on Sunday, June 12th. Registration begins at 7:30am and the race will start at 9am.   Participants are encouraged to register online @...

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Meet Santa at the Cemetery

Meet Santa at Cypress Hills Cemetery   Join us on Saturday, December 12th from 1pm-3pm. We will have gifts for the children, free refreshments and pictures with Santa and his elves.   Be sure to dress warm!  Looking forward to seeing you...

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Halloween Party 2015

Cypress Hills Cemetery's 2nd Annual Halloween Party! Join us Sunday, October 18th 10am - 1pm Activities include: Pumpkin decorating Arts and Crafts Slide and Bounce House Face Painting The event is absolutely fee and kids of all ages are welcome! Costumes are optional...

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Cypress Hills Cemetery now on Instagram and Twitter!

Cypress Hills is pleased to announce that we are now on Instagram and Twitter.   There you will find old and new photos of the Cemetery grounds, as well as updates and announcements about our upcoming community events.   We invite everyone to visit us at the...

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Cemetery visitation on Sunday, May 3rd

Be advised The cemetery will be closed to all traffic on Sunday, May 3rd, 2015. For our 3rd annual 5k Run Through History in honor of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski.   Visitation will be closed from 8am - 12pm.  Visitation can resume after 12pm.   We apologize...

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