Sands Family Cemetery

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Sands Family Cemetery
Sands Family Cemetery is located in New York
Sands Family Cemetery
Sands Family Cemetery is located in the US
Sands Family Cemetery
Location Off Sands Point Rd. just S of jct. with Middle Neck Rd., Sands Point, New York
Coordinates 40°51′29″N 73°43′24″W / 40.85806°N 73.72333°W / 40.85806; -73.72333Coordinates: 40°51′29″N 73°43′24″W / 40.85806°N 73.72333°W / 40.85806; -73.72333
Area less than one acre
Built ca. 1704
Architect Multiple
NRHP Reference # 92000092[1]
Added to NRHP March 12, 1992

Sands Family Cemetery is a historic cemetery located at Sands Point in Nassau County, New York. It was established about 1704 and includes burials through 1867. It includes 12 rows of 86 extant headstones. Records indicate the cemetery contains 112 members of the family, relatives, and friends. It includes a number of notable examples of funerary art.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ John A. Bonafide (November 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Sands Family Cemetery". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-10-30.  See also: "Accompanying 14 photos".