[A scene from the cemetery in 1831 via Harper's Weekly]
The New York City Marble Cemetery on East Second Street between First Avenue and Second Avenue has its first Neighborhood Open Day of the season today...
An opportunity for our friends and neighbors to enjoy our peaceful green space.
Saturday, June 11
Sunday, July 10
Saturday, Aug. 13
Sunday, Sept. 10
11 am to 5 pm
In the top photo... former President James Monroe was briefly interred here in July 1831... he was transferred to his native Virginia in 1858. (