Evergreens Cemetery

  • Also Known As: Evergreens, The

  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Site

Near Pathside and Memory Gardens, a tall slab with bas relief of a kneeling woman, marks the plot for 6 victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Calvert Vaux Architect
1911/04/05 Six victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire buried at Evergreens Cemetery. Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
2011/03/20 100 Years Later, the Roll of the Dead in a Factory Fire Is Complete - Almost a century after the fire, the 5 women and 1 man, buried under the Evergreens monument have been identified, largely through the persistence of a researcher, Michael Hirsch. - NYT Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

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Particulars for Evergreens Cemetery:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Historic Use Cemetery
Area of Significance Community Planning and Development
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Landscape Architecture
Sight Category Site
Area of Significance Social History
Owner State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th November 2007

Registry Name: Evergreens Cemetery
Registry Address: 1629 Bushwick Ave.
Registry Number: 07001192
Resource Type: Site
Owner: State
Architect: Vaux, Calvert; etc
Area in Acres: 225
Contributing Buildings: 1
Non-Contributing Buildings: 4
Contributing Sites: 1
Contributing Structures: 2
Contributing Objects: 15
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture, Landscape architecture, Social history, Community Planning and Development
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Cemetery
Significant Year: 1849, 1872, 1880
Historic Function: Landscape, Funerary
Historic Sub-Function: Cemetery
Current Function: Landscape, Funerary
Current Sub-Function: Cemetery

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