|Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery, Inc., a N.Y. Not-for-Profit Corporation|
127-15 Kew Gardens Road
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
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Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery, Inc.
is a non-profit, membership organization created to promote Maple Grove Cemetery in Kew Gardens, NY, who are committed to increasing public awareness and appreciation of the Cemetery's park-like ambiance, as well as its historical, and cultural resources. [Read more]
FRIENDS OF MAPLE GROVE in 2014!
Click here to see The Friends of Maple Grove 2014 tentative calendar and descriptions of upcoming events!
RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP TODAY OR BECOME A NEW MEMBER!
Click here to print out Membership Form and mail your payment. Also, the Form can be scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Participatory GumHearts Installation “LOVES”
The Center of Maple Grove Cemetery is pleased to present Participatory GumHearts Installation “LOVES” by the New York-based artist Niizeki Hiromi (www.niizekihiromi.com). This is Niizeki’s first solo show with the Center, and the artist will be present at the Opening Reception Saturday, February 22, 1:00-3:00pm, and Closing Reception, Saturday, March 29, 2-5pm at 127-15 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens, Queens, NY 11415.
Click here to see RSVP and more information about this project and event.
Click here to see pictures from the February 22 Exhibit opening!
Limited Seating. Tickets: $25;
$15 Members. Checks made payable
to: Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery. Mail to: The Center at Maple
Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens, NY 11415. Please include your name and
tickets. Or Pay using PayPal below:
For more information, contact Friends of Maple Grove at (347) 878-6614 or email@example.com.
Before the concert, there will be a free viewing of the award winning documentary The Legacy of Rosina Lhevinne courtesy of Rosina Lhevinne's student and archivist Salome Ramras Arkatov. This documentary features interviews with many of Rosina's former students including Van Cliburn, John Williams, James Levine and many others.
If you're looking to find something wonderful in all the snow, CLICK HERE to see some lovely pictures of Maple Grove as a winter wonderland!
Grebe Radio! Friends of Maple Grove recently purchased a wonderful Grebe Radio! Alfred Grebe was born in Richmond Hill and opened the Grebe Radio Factory in his old homestead. He died in 1935 and is buried at Maple Grove Cemetery. Grebe Radios are highly prized and made at the Richmond Hill factory. Click here to see pictures of the wonderful Grebe Radio!
Membership The Friends of Maple Grove have many wonderful events planned. By becoming a member you help support our efforts and benefit in many ways. Student Members ($15), Individual Members ($25), Family ($35), and Organizational Members ($75). Also consider becoming a Friends of Maple Grove SPONSOR or PATRON. [Join here]
139th Anniversary This year (2014) marks the celebration of Maple Grove Cemetery's 139th Anniversary!
Top: The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery (2010).
Bottom: A rear view of The Center (2010).
Photos by C. Ballenas
Visit the Maple Grove Cemetery Web Site
Visit the Cemetery on the Kew Gardens History Web Site
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Above: Images from Google Maps for location of
The Center at Maple Grove in Kew Gardens, NY.
Above: The 1880 Victorian Administration Building designed by architect James E. Ware. The stone for the building came from the Maple Grove Quarry. It was expanded in 1925.
Above: Looking beyond the stone pillars and ornate iron gates entrance from the Kew Gardens Road and Lefferts Boulevard intersection.
Above: The Queens Boulevard Entrance
Above: The Briarwood/Van Wyck Subway Station and Pedestrian Entrance to Maple Grove Cemetery on the Van Wyck Service Road
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