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  • Researching Genealogy? Writing an article or a book about someone buried in Moravian Cemetery?

    Researching Genealogy? Writing an article or book about someone buried in Moravian Cemetery? Moravian Cemetery can provide the following records: Interment Records – An Interment Record (also known as a Burial Record) will usually include: the deceased’s name, ...

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  • All Roads Lead to Moravian Cemetery.

    All Roads (and buses & trains) lead to Moravian Cemetery. Moravian Cemetery is located at 2205 Richmond Road, at the corner of Todt Hill Road. Public Transportation. Bus – from the St. George Ferry Terminal, take either #74 or #76, to Richmond Road an...

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  • The History of Moravian Cemetery.

    Authored by Richard L. Simpson - Historian and Tour Guide for Moravian Cemetery. As early as 1720 a cemetery stood at the corner of Richmond Road and Todt Hill Road. In 1740, the Moravian Church purchased the cemetery. Since that time the cemetery has deve...

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  • A Walking Tour of Staten Island with David Hartman and Barry Lewis.

    Moravian Cemetery is one of the historical sites visited on "A Walking Tour of Staten Island." Hosted by David Hartman and historian Barry Lewis.  Producer James Nicoloro and crew visited the cemetery in late summer and stayed for three hours.&n...

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  • April 15, 2007 Staten Island Advance article

    By: Andrea Boyarsky - Staten Island Advance. Tracing a family history Many resources exist on Staten Island to find out information about your ancestors Sunday, April 15, 2007 By ANDREA BOYARSKY. STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. For more than 10 years,...

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  • April 8, 2007. Staten Island Advance Article.

    By: Andrea Boyarsky - Staten Island Advance. Remembering the history of those who lived here Tour of Moravian Cemetery showcases the lives of those buried in the New Dorp location. Sunday, April 08, 2007 By ANDREA BOYARSKY STATEN ISLAND ADVANCE STATEN ISLAND, N...

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  • Moravian Cemetery's "Fortune 500"

    By: Richard Simpson - Historian for Moravian Cemetery."Famous people make good reading material. People always want to know, who did it, when they did it and how they did it" says Richard Simpson - historian for Moravian Cemetery. Simpson is referring to his &...

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  • "One of many ways to experience Alice Austen" by Carl Rutberg, Director, The Alice Austen House Muse

    There are many ways to experience Alice Austen: through her photographs, through her house, and through written material. Recently an important addition was made to this list: touring the Moravian Cemetery. The historian Richard Simpson helps to keep Austen's memory alive an...

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  • re: October 28, 2006 visit to Moravian Cemetery

    By: Mary Rowan. President, Metropolitan Chapter of the Victorian Society in America. The following are quotes from members of the Metropolitan Chapter of the Victorian Society in America who toured Moravian Cemetery. "A beautiful site that I would not have known w...

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  • "Going on a tour in a Cemetery?

    By: Diane Matyas. Director of Exhibits and Programs. Staten Island Museum. Going on a tour in a cemetery? Absolutely! The Staten Island Museum is happy to have had tours for its members at Moravian Cemetery under the guidance of Mr. Richard Simpson. The beauty of the sit...

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  • The Conference House Association

    By: Madalen A. Bertolini. President, Conference House Association. After participating in a walking tour of Historic Moravian Cemetery, conducted by Richard Simpson; the wealth of information Richard shared impressed me greatly. I brought the idea to my Board to have our ...

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  • "Alive" with history!!! says Tina Kaasmann-Dunn.

    By: Tina Kaasmann-Dunn. Historian, Trustee of Tottenville Historical Society. Moravian Cemetery is "Alive" with history!!! Historian Richard Simpson knows more people under ground than above ground and he shares his knowledge with all tour goers. Visitors wil...

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  • Patricia Salmon - Curator of History, SIMuseum, says...

    By: Patricia M. Salmon. Curator of History, SI Museum. During the fall of 2006 I was fortunate to have taken a walking tour with Moravian Cemetery historian Richard Simpson. As a historian and a Curator of History I can firmly say that this was one of the most inform...

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