Dale Cemetery

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Dale Cemetery
Benjamin Brandreth Grave.JPG
Grave marker of Benjamin and Virginia Brandreth at the Dale Cemetery in Ossining, NY as it appeared in November, 2008
Established 1851
Location Ossining, NY
Country United States
Coordinates 41°10′16″N 73°51′22″W / 41.171039°N 73.856059°W / 41.171039; -73.856059
Owned by Town of Ossining
Size 47 acres (190,000 m2)
Website dalecemetery.com

The Dale Cemetery located in Ossining, New York is a town-owned cemetery encompassing 47 acres (19 ha) and has been operational since October 1851. In 2013 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]


The Dale Cemetery located in Ossining, New York is a town-owned cemetery encompassing 47 acres (190,000 m2).[2] The cemetery was originally owned by the Dale Cemetery Association which was incorporated on 16 January 1851 and was dedicated in October 1851.[3] At its dedication Professor C. Mason said, that we build cemeteries "for the use, the pleasure, the instruction, the edification of the living."[4] Its first President was Aaron Ward, retired congressman.[5] The cemetery was acquired by the Town of Ossining in 2004.[6]

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  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places listings for July 26, 2013". U.S. National Park Service. July 26, 2013. Retrieved July 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ French, John Homer; Place, Frank. Gazetteer of the State of New York. New York: R. Pearsall Smith. p. 704. 
  3. ^ The Dale Cemetery, (at Claremont, Near Sing-Sing,) (1853)
  4. ^ Alfred L. Brophy, "These Great and Beautiful Republics of the Dead": Public Constitutionalism and the Antebellum Cemetery
  5. ^ Ward, George Kemp (1910). Andrew Warde and His Descendants, 1597-1910. New York, NY: A.T. De La Mare Printing and Publishing. p. 245. Retrieved 9 June 2009. 
  6. ^ "About Historic Dale Cemetery". Archived from the original on 2009-10-10. Retrieved 2009-04-21.