Pleasant Grove Cemetery

The Village of Cayuga Heights

Pleasant Grove Cemetery

Ithaca, New York 14850, United States

Created By: The History Center in Tompkins County

Point of Interest Details

This bucolic community cemetery located at 184 Pleasant Grove Road, formerly known as Kline cemetery, contains graves dating to the early 1800s. A charming Gothic Revival chapel, built in 1888, sits on the southern edge of the site. Noted interments include Revolutionary War veterans; 19th-century schoolgirl and diarist Carrie Manning; and intellectual and artistic luminaries, including William Strunk, Peter Debye, Carl Becker, Michael Kammen, Thomas Gold, Alexander Kira, and more.

To learn more about the history of this once rural cemetery, visit The Cayuga Heights History Project.

This point of interest is part of the tour: The Village of Cayuga Heights


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