Gethsemane Cemetery

Gethsemane Cemetery (HMTC5)

Location: Little Ferry, NJ 07643 Bergen County
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N 40° 51.317', W 74° 2.467'

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Purchase in 1860 for the "coloured population of Hackensack" and in 1901 incorporated by African-American Trustees as the Gethsemane Cemetery. The one acre lot has about 500 interments of free blacks, former slaves as well as a number of Caucasians. Few stones survive but there are grave marker artifacts of Southern black influence traceable to African burial practices. Since 1985 the site has been owned and restored by the County of Bergen.

Sponsored by the County of Bergen 1998In State and National Registers of Historic Places

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HM NumberHMTC5
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Year Placed1998
Placed ByCounty of Bergen
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 11:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 580820 N 4523134
Decimal Degrees40.85528333, -74.04111667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 51.317', W 74° 2.467'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 51' 19.02" N, 74° 2' 28.02" W
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Area Code(s)201
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 186 Woodland Ave, Little Ferry NJ 07643, US
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