Jefferson Street Cemetery

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Jefferson Street Cemetery
Jefferson Street Cemetery Apr 12.JPG
Jefferson Street Cemetery, April 2012
Jefferson Street Cemetery is located in New York
Jefferson Street Cemetery
Location East side of Jefferson St. between Martha St. & Aspen Dr., Ellicottville, New York
Coordinates 42°16′13″N 78°40′07″W / 42.27028°N 78.66861°W / 42.27028; -78.66861Coordinates: 42°16′13″N 78°40′07″W / 42.27028°N 78.66861°W / 42.27028; -78.66861
Area 1.75 acres (0.71 ha)
Built 1817
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 11000994[1]
Added to NRHP January 4, 2012

Jefferson Street Cemetery is a historic cemetery located at Ellicottville in Cattaraugus County, New York. The cemetery was established in 1817 and was the first to serve the village. It is a settlement era burial ground consisting of eight to ten rows of burials. There are over 400 burials dating from 1817 to 2003. The markers are of marble, granite, and sandstone.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 1/03/12 through 1/06/12. National Park Service. 2012-01-13. 
  2. ^ Virginia L. Bartos (October 2011). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Jefferson Street Cemetery". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2013-04-20.  See also: "Accompanying 12 photos".