June 28: Property Agreement

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June 28

In 1838, on this date, Green-Wood Cemetery signed an agreement with six farm owners, Wycoff, Schermerhorn, Sackett, Ibbotson, Dean, and Bergen, to purchase their property–175 acres–for a “rural burying-ground.”

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