Elmwood Cemetery (New Brunswick, New Jersey)

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Elmwood Cemetery
Location 425 Georges Road New Brunswick, New Jersey
Country United States
Type Public

The Elmwood Cemetery is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey on the border of North Brunswick, New Jersey.[1] Joyce Kilmer who was buried in France, is honored by a cenotaph erected in his family's plot in the cemetery.[2][3]

Notable burials[edit]


  1. ^ "Robbers in Elmwood Cemetery". New York Times. December 22, 1901. Two Robbers, armed with a heavy sledge hammer, ... The burial plot of Joseph R. and Henry H. Palmer in Elmwood Cemetery last night. ... 
  2. ^ "Joyce Kilmer (1886 - 1918) - Author of Trees and Other Poems". Miriam A. Kilmer. Retrieved 2007-08-26. Joyce Kilmer is buried in Oise-Aisne Cemetery, Fere-en-Tardenois, France. There is a picture of the Kilmer Family Cenotaph in Elmwood Cemetery, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. Please note that Joyce Kilmer was never buried in the United States. 
  3. ^ Strauss, Robert (March 28, 2004). "Sometimes the Grave Is a Fine and Public Place". The New York Times. Retrieved 2007-08-21. New Jersey is, indeed, a home of poets. Walt Whitman's tomb is nestled in a wooded grove in the Harleigh Cemetery in Camden. Joyce Kilmer is buried [sic] in Elmwood Cemetery in New Brunswick, not far from the New Jersey Turnpike rest stop named in his honor. Allen Ginsberg may not yet have a rest stop, but the Beat Generation author of Howl is resting at B'Nai Israel Cemetery in Newark. . Note that Kilmer is not buried at Elmwood Cemetery (he is buried in France), but he does have a cenotaph at Elmwood.
  4. ^ Welsh, Jack D. (1998). Medical Histories of Union Generals. Kent State. ISBN 0-87338-853-4. 
  5. ^ Johnson, Robert Wood, Jr., The Political Graveyard. Accessed August 16, 2007.
  6. ^ New Jersey Governor George Craig Ludlow Archived 2007-09-30 at the Wayback Machine., National Governors Association. Accessed August 16, 2007.
  7. ^ Miles Ross, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed August 29, 2007.
  8. ^ Staff. Brief news item in New Brunswick Daily Times (27 June 1905), page 5, column 2.

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Coordinates: 40°28′30″N 74°27′04″W / 40.475°N 74.451°W / 40.475; -74.451