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Address: South Jamaica, Queens, Jamaica, NY 11032
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Really. What can you say about a cemetary. I am at a loss for words. I guess it is a peaceful place at night.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 December 2015
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Really. What can you say about a cemetary. I am at a loss for words. I guess it is a peaceful place at night.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

There are lots of nice headstones and mausoleums and monuments, and the place is kept up very nicely. Not sure how it ended up on this site as I'm sure many wouldn't just go to tour it or visit it without having a reason to go.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

That's a fantastic place. I would love to live there, if only for a few hundred pesky neighbours all around.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

Prospect Cemetery was established in the 1660s and operated until the last burials took place in the late 1970s. It is a 4-acre piece of land now completely surrounded by the campus of York College, one of the units of the City University of New York. It is now managed by the Prospect Cemetery Association, and is only open sporadically.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2012

good thing there was plenty of complimentary things.

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