Old Gravesend Cemetery

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Gravesend Cemetery DAR Plaque

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  • Description: Bronze plaque on a boulder
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: Boulder: H: 30" x W: 20" x D: 20"
  • Dedicated: 1936
  • Donor: Daughters of the American Revolution "Women of '76" Chapter
  • Inscription: TO HONOR THE SETTLERS / OF GRAVESEND/ WHO USED THIS LAND / AS THEIR BURIAL PLACE IN 1650 // THIS MARKER HAS BEEN ERECTED / BY "WOMEN OF '76" CHAPTER / NATIONAL SOCIETY DAUGHTERS / OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION / 1936

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