Evergreen Cemetery


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Evergreen Cemetery

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Description

Evergreen Cemetery takes up 115 acres, spanning the towns Hillside, Newark, and Elizabeth. Designed in a picturesque style by Ernest Meyer, this cemetery is an example of the Rural Cemetery Movement. It consists of various winding paths and monuments throughout.

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Date

1853

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State

extant

Condition History

Later expansions were designed by William Henry Luster J. and his son Clifton Luster, and follow a more rectilinear pattern.

Bibliography

Gordon, Mark W., and Anthony Schuman, editors. Newark Landmark Treasures: A Guide to the Landmark Buildings, Parks, Public Art & Historic Districts in New Jersey’s Metropolis. Newark Preservation and Landmarks Committee, 2016, p. 74.

National Register of Historic Places, Evergreen Cemetery, Hillside, Union County, New Jersey, National Register #91000882

Style

Rural Cemetery Movement
Picturesque

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