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The New Utrecht Reformed Church Graveyard. The church in the background does not belong to the cemetery. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

NY - Brooklyn
NY - Brooklyn

New Utrecht Reformed Church Graveyard. Sandstone marker for Sarah van Pelt, died 1813, member of a Dutch family that lived in New Utrecht for a long time. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

NY - Brooklyn
NY - Brooklyn

New Utrecht Reformed Church Graveyard. Sandstone marker for Daniel Cortelyou, died 1823 with a smaller stone for a child in front of it. The Cortelyou family came to America in 1674. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

NY - Brooklyn
NY - Brooklyn

Church and cemetery of Flatbush, known among the Dutch as Midwout of Vlackebos, now part of Brooklyn. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

NY - Brooklyn
NY - Brooklyn

Flatbush. Overview of the churchyard. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

NY - Brooklyn
NY - Brooklyn

Flatbush. Sandstone marker for Jannetje Wijckof, housewife of Cornelis van der Veer, died 1774. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

NY - Brooklyn
NY - Brooklyn

Flatbush. Consolidated marker for Seytie Suydam, died 1802, wife of Evert Hegeman. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

NY - Brooklyn
Manhattan

Entrance to what is left of the first Jewish cemetery of New York. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

Manhattan
Manhattan

Overview of the remaining part of the Jewish cemetery, located on a narrow plot in the middle of building blocks. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

Manhattan
Kingston

Kingston Dutch Reformed Cemetery. In the wall of the church are two memorial stones of a reconstruction from 1752, with Dutch names on them. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

Kingston
Kingston.

Kingston. Marker for William de Waal "A native of Holland", died in 1820. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

Kingston.
Kingston

Kingston. Marker for the Van Wijk family, anno 1724. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

Kingston
Manhattan

The current church on the spot where the chapel of Stuyvesant once stood. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

Manhattan
Manhattan

The churchyard next to St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

Manhattan
Brooklyn

The church of Flatlands (once Nieuw Amersfoort) from 1848 in it's current appearance, surrounded by the cemetery. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

Brooklyn
Brooklyn

Nieuw Amersfoort. Overview of the cemetery with the older sandstone makers in front and younger limestone markers behind it. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

Brooklyn
Brooklyn

Nieuw Amersfoort. Marker with a signature of one of the famous stonemasons John Zuricher from 1781. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

Brooklyn
Sleepy Hollow

The small church of North Tarrytown, later also known as Sleepy Hollow. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

Sleepy Hollow
Sleepy Hollow

The cemetery of Sleepy Hollow is located on hilly land and borders the municipal cemetery where Washington Irving is buried. (Photo Leon Bok 2009, CC-BY-NC-ND)

Sleepy Hollow
 
 
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