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Kensico Cemetery

273 Lakeview Ave, Valhalla, NY 10595-1617
+1 914-949-0347
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Nice place to bury someone

What do you want in a cemetery? Clean, quiet, scenic, and easy to drive through. This is a good... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
New York City, New York
Best cemetery in the area - long history of local families here

Best cemetery in the area - long history of local families here. Well kept grounds, nice open views... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Dana M
Pleasantville, New York
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273 Lakeview Ave, Valhalla, NY 10595-1617
+1 914-949-0347
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

What do you want in a cemetery? Clean, quiet, scenic, and easy to drive through. This is a good place and slowly getting crowded so reserve your plot today if you want to be buried in this area.

Thank Fan4Cal
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Best cemetery in the area - long history of local families here. Well kept grounds, nice open views and a duck pond for relaxing, reflecting.

Thank Dana M
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I have familt buried here and my visits are always peaceful and it is a beautiful spot. When you drive to the top of the hill the views are great and it is a wonderful place to just contemplate and reflect

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Great place to come and visit the resting place of the rich and famous. Ayn Rand, Lou Gehrig, Tommy Dorsey, Soupy Sales, Danny Kaye and Anne Bancroft amongst others. I find it interesting that the 3 main people involved in the trade of Babe Ruth...More

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Kensico is a great old cemetery to visit when not there for 'official' reasons. It has several Notable people from turn of the 19th century and earlier. It is of particular importance to people with an interest in church history. They have a guide to...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I visited Kensico to see, for the first time, my grandparents' grave. But I stayed to wander the vast and beautiful grounds and the graves of the rich and famous. The top visited grave is that of composer Sergei Rachmaninoff, followed by baseball star Lou...More

Thank br0ntealc0tt
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I've visited a lot of cemeteries because they reveal so much history and cultural heritage about an area. Seeing Kensico was probably the BEST cemetery visit I've ever experienced! I did research before my trip but once there, I stopped in the office to get...More

Thank Jiminy7
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We drove by and through the Kensico Cemetery while passing through Valhalla. The cemetery is huge, on both sides of the road and very well-kept.

Thank drkathy2016
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Phyllis helped me find graves not represented in the computer file. She went the extra mile to find print records which located two family plots instead of the one on computer. Phyllis was not only a huge help in this visit but was a friendly...More

Thank Josh Lee F
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We have several family members buried here. It is very pretty and serene here and when visiting our family members we often like to take long walks on the many roads and rolling hills. There are so many famous people buried here and you can...More

Thank BennieG45
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