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Woodlawn Cemetery


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  • Sight Category: Historic District


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1829/04/11 Archibald Gracie Died Archibald Gracie dies in New York City. He is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.
1863/00/00 Woodlawn Cemetery opens in 1863 in what was then southern Westchester County. The area was annexed to New York City in 1874.
1872/12/20 George Palmer Putnam Died George Palmer Putnam passes away. He is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York City.
1892/12/02 Jay Gould Died Jay Gould dies in New York City of tuberculosis, buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, The Bronx
1919/05/13 William L Harkness In Memoriam William L Harkness is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York City.
1926/11/24 Theresa Fair Oelrichs In Memoriam Theresa Fair Oelrichs is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, The Bronx, New York City. Floral blanket ordered from Paris by sister, Mrs W K Vanderbllt, Gevers Coffin.
1926/11/24 Virginia Fair Vanderbilt Mourner Theresa Fair Oelrichs is buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, The Bronx, New York City. Floral blanket ordered from Paris by sister, Mrs W K Vanderbllt, Gevers Coffin.
1927/11/06 Florence Mills In Memoriam While an estimated crowd between 150,000 to 200,000 lined the streets, Florence Mills' funeral procession moves through Harlem to her burial at Woodlawn Cemetery, in the Bronx, New York. Funeral of Florence Mills
1928/12/25 Irving Berlin Father The Berlin's three-week-old son, Irving Berlin Jr, dies on Christmas day. Every year, Irving and Ellin spend Christmas Day visiting the grave of thier son.
1928/12/25 Ellin Mackay Berlin Mother The Berlin's three-week-old son, Irving Berlin Jr, dies on Christmas day. Every year, Irving and Ellin spend Christmas Day visiting the grave of thier son.
1939/06/16 Ralph Pulitzer In Memoriam The remains of Ralph Pulitzer are buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, in the Bronx.
1974/05/27 Duke Ellington In Memoriam Duke Ellington is interred at the Woodlawn Cemetery, The Bronx
1988/08/02 Ellin Mackay Berlin In Memoriam Ellin Mackay Berlin is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery.
1989/09/26 Irving Berlin In Memoriam Composer-lyricist Irving Berlin is buried next to his wife, Ellin Mackay Berlin, in Bronx's Woodlawn Cemetery during a private graveside funeral service conducted by Rabbi Daniel Wolk of Congregation Emanu-El in Westchester County.

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Particulars for Woodlawn Cemetery:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Historic Use Cemetery
Sight Category Historic District
Area of Significance Landscape Architecture
Architectural Style Late 19th and 20th century revivals
Level of Significance Local
Landscape Style Rural Cemetery



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

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Registry Address:
Registry Number: 11000563
Resource Type:
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