Monfort Cemetery

Port Restoration Project

Monfort Cemetery

  • History

  • PRESS RELEASE: Preservation and Education Initiative with the Town (TONH)

  • Donations needed (this page)

The Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society and the Town of North Hempstead are uniting the community to preserve and honor our Colonial and American Revolutionary legacy at Monfort Cemetery. 

 

Located at the crossroads of Port Washington Boulevard and Main Street, Monfort Cemetery (1737-1892) is recognized on the National Registry of Historic Landmarks and contains 151 grave sites of early Dutch and English settlers, including 9 patriots of the American Revolution.

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HELP US RECLAIM THE HISTORY

IN OUR OWN BACKYARD!

Your tax-deductible gift today helps us to qualify for restoration matching grants from local, state and federal agencies to honor our town founders and their important contribution to American history by restoring the site and sharing its significance with visitors and students.

Click here to learn more about the history of Monfort Cemetery.

 

For more information contact us at :  monfort@cowneck.org

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