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Jersey City Cemetery

Board of Trustees

MIssion and Vision

With undivided loyalty, we will protect and preserve, with honor, our ancestors and veterans in memoriam, while promoting the early American historical events that took place on these sacred grounds. Our goal is to achieve State and National Landmark Preservation Status to ensure the perpetual preservation of this historic site and the soldiers who gave their lives for our freedom.

With your help and through the work of our Board and dedicated volunteers we hope to achieve the following goals:

To restore, and perpetually preserve and maintain the historic cemetery grounds, caretaker house, and historic monuments.
To achieve State and National Historical Landmark Preservation Status.
To develop a historical Memorial Park, Museum, and Visitor Center.
To provide a hands on American history learning experience through educational lectures, films, tours, and events.
To promote cultural awareness of Jersey City's heritage and major role in important American History.
To increase public knowledge and appreciation of the Cemetery's natural beauty and historical significance.

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435 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, N.J. 07308     •     201 653-1360     •