Evergreen Cemetery (Hillside, New Jersey)

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Evergreen Cemetery
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Evergreen Cemetery (Hillside, New Jersey) is located in Union County, New Jersey
Evergreen Cemetery (Hillside, New Jersey)
Location Elizabeth, Hillside
and Newark, New Jersey, United States
Coordinates 40°41′32″N 74°12′39″W / 40.69222°N 74.21083°W / 40.69222; -74.21083Coordinates: 40°41′32″N 74°12′39″W / 40.69222°N 74.21083°W / 40.69222; -74.21083
Area 115 acres (47 hectares)
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Mid-19th-century revival, late-19th- and 20th-century revivals, late Victorian
NRHP Reference #

91000882

[1]
Added to NRHP July 9, 1991 (25 years ago) (1991-07-09)

Evergreen Cemetery and Crematory is an American cemetery and crematorium located at 1137 North Broad Street, Hillside, Union County, New Jersey. Parts of it are in Hillside, Elizabeth, and Newark.[2]

The cemetery is listed on both the New Jersey Register[3] and the National Register of Historic Places,[4] since 1991.[5]

Notable graves include authors Stephen Crane, Mary Mapes Dodge and Edward Stratemeyer. Six former U.S. Congressmen (including one who became Senator) and one non-voting delegate (from Alaska) are buried there as well.

The cemetery also is known for having a section of plots devoted to Roma (Gypsy) families.

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ See USGS Topo for county lines.
  3. ^ ID #2681
  4. ^ Reference #91000882
  5. ^ New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places: Union County Archived April 7, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Historic Preservation Office, last updated August 6, 2007. Retrieved August 26, 2007.
  6. ^ John Brisbin, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved August 13, 2007.
  7. ^ William Chetwood, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved August 13, 2007.
  8. ^ Amos Clark, Jr., Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved August 13, 2007.
  9. ^ a b c "Sometimes the Grave Is a Fine and Public Place". The New York Times. March 28, 2004. Go to Evergreen Cemetery in Hillside and you will find a writers' warren. Perhaps the most famous is Stephen Crane, who grew up in Asbury Park and is best known for The Red Badge of Courage. Also there is Mary Mapes Dodge, who was said to never have been to Europe before writing Hans Brinker, or the Silver Skates. And though the achievement of another resident, Edward Stratemeyer, may not be in the realm of Mr. Crane's, his creations include Nancy Drew, the Bobbsey Twins and the Hardy Boys. 
  10. ^ [1]
  11. ^ [2]. The New York Times. November 29, 1913. Retrieved May 29, 2011.
  12. ^ Civil War index. Retrieved May 29, 2011.
  13. ^ Phineas Jones, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved August 13, 2007.
  14. ^ John Kean, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved August 13, 2007.
  15. ^ AOTW. Retrieved May 30, 2011.
  16. ^ [3]. Retrieved May 30, 2011.
  17. ^ [4]. Retrieved May 30, 2011.
  18. ^ Charles August Sulzer, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved August 13, 2007.
  19. ^ William Sulzer, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved August 13, 2007.

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