George Washington Memorial Park (Paramus, New Jersey)
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|Location||Paramus, New Jersey|
|Size||98 acres (400,000 m2) |
- For the park known also as "Town Square" in Jackson, Wyoming, see George Washington Memorial Park (Jackson, Wyoming)
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- "George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery Ass'n, In re, 145 A.2d 665, 52 N.J. Super. 519 (N.J. Super. Ch., 1958)". Superior Court of New Jersey.
The plaintiff herein seeks a judgment determining the legality of a covenant in the deeds executed by the Cemetery Company which restricts the burial privileges to persons of the white or Caucasian race. A stipulation of the facts bearing upon the situation has been executed. ... In the year 1939 the trustees of the plaintiff corporation adopted a By-law which provides that no bodies except those of persons of the white or Caucasian race should be buried in the cemetery. All deeds issued by the plaintiff corporation provided that the grantee agreed to abide by all cemetery by-laws and ordinances, conditions, and the like, and included in all deeds was a provision reading as follows: ...
- Warmflash, Schuyler (2001). The Architecture of Bergen County, New Jersey. Rutgers University Press. ISBN 0-8135-2867-4.
The George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery is neither a picturesque enclave, nor an outdoor museum. As in the earliest cemeteries, expressions of ...
- Browse by Cemetery: George Washington Memorial Park, Find A Grave, accessed April 6, 2007