Evergreen Cemetery (Hillside, New Jersey)
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Evergreen Cemetery Hillside, New Jersey
Evergreen Cemetery and Crematory is a cemetery and crematorium located at 1137 North Broad Street, Hillside, Union County, New Jersey. Parts of it are in Hillside, Elizabeth, and Newark. 
The cemetery is listed on both the
New Jersey Register and the  National Register of Historic Places, since 1991.  
Notable graves include authors
Stephen Crane, Mary Mapes Dodge and Edward Stratemeyer. Six former U.S. Congressmen (including one who became Senator) and one non-voting delegate (from Alaska) are buried there as well.
The cemetery also is known for having a section of plots devoted to
Roma (Gypsy) families.
It is adjacent to
Weequahic Golf Course.
was filmed there with King of the Gypsies Shelley Winters. 
James Vote Bomford (1811–1892), Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General
William Brant Jr. (1842–1898), Civil War Medal of Honor recipient
John Brisbin (1818–1880), U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district, 1851 
William Chetwood (1771–1857), U.S. Representative from New Jersey at-large, 1836–1837 
Adoniram Judson Clark (1838–1913), Civil War Union Army officer
Amos Clark, Jr. (1828–1912), U.S. Representative from New Jersey's 3rd congressional district, 1873–1875 
Stephen Crane (1871–1900), author; known for his war novel (1895) The Red Badge of Courage 
Barton Wood Currie (1877–1962), American journalist and author 
Mary Mapes Dodge (1831–1905), author; known for her novel (1865) Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates 
James M. Drake (1837–1913), Civil War Medal of Honor recipient 
George F. Houston (1896–1944), Broadway and Hollywood actor Adolphous J. Johnson (1815–1893), Civil War Union Army officer
Phineas Jones (1819–1884), represented New Jersey's 6th congressional district, 1881–1883 
John Kean (1852–1914), U.S. Representative from New Jersey's 3rd congressional district, 1883–1885, 1887–1889; United States Senator from New Jersey 
Rufus King, Jr. (1838–1900), Civil War Medal of Honor recipient 
William J. Magie (1832-1917), Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court 1880-1900, serving as Chief Justice from 1897 to 1900 Luther Martin (1827–1863), Civil War Union Army officer
Edward Stratemeyer (1862–1930), author and creator of (1927) and The Hardy Boys (1930) book series Nancy Drew 
Charles August Sulzer (1879–1919), delegate to U.S. Congress from Alaska Territory, 1917–1919  William Sulzer (1863–1941), Governor of New York in 1913 who was impeached and removed from office later that year 
"National Register Information System". . National Register of Historic Places National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
^ See USGS Topo for county lines.
^ ID #2681
^ Reference #91000882
New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places: Union County Archived April 7, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Historic Preservation Office, last updated August 6, 2007. Retrieved August 26, 2007.
"Glimpse of History: When Hollywood came to Hillside". www.nj.com. May 2015.
John Brisbin, . Retrieved August 13, 2007. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
William Chetwood, . Retrieved August 13, 2007. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
Amos Clark, Jr., Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved August 13, 2007.
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"Sometimes the Grave Is a Fine and Public Place". . March 28, 2004. The New York Times Go to Evergreen Cemetery in Hillside and you will find a writers' warren. Perhaps the most famous is Stephen Crane, who grew up in Asbury Park and is best known for The Red Badge of Courage. Also there is Mary Mapes Dodge, who was said to never have been to Europe before writing Hans Brinker, or the Silver Skates. And though the achievement of another resident, Edward Stratemeyer, may not be in the realm of Mr. Crane's, his creations include Nancy Drew, the Bobbsey Twins and the Hardy Boys.
"Barton Wood Currie Collection, 1918-1948: Finding Aid". Princeton University Library. 2009. Archived from the original on June 19, 2010. CS1 maint: unfit url ( link)
"Gen. J. Madison Drake Dies" (PDF). . November 29, 1913 The New York Times . Retrieved 2011.
Civil War index. Retrieved May 29, 2011.
Phineas Jones, . Retrieved August 13, 2007. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
John Kean, . Retrieved August 13, 2007. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
"AOTW" . Retrieved 2011.
. Retrieved May 30, 2011.
. Retrieved May 30, 2011.
Charles August Sulzer, . Retrieved August 13, 2007. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
William Sulzer, . Retrieved August 13, 2007. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress