Gravesend Cemetery

Prepping for archaeological testing at the cemetery entrance
Prepping for archaeological testing at the cemetery entrance
Gravesend Cemetery was founded in 1658 in what was the Town of Gravesend. Located in Brooklyn, NY, this National Register cemetery is maintained by the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation. In preparation for the installation of a new fence, Chrysalis conducted test excavations along the present-day perimeter of the cemetery to determine its original boundaries. Chrysalis also monitored the installation of the fence to ensure that not burilas were disturbed during the project.