PATRIOT BURIALS

Program
NYS Historic
Subject
Cemetery, SAR
Location
Unnamed Road, Watertown, NY 13601, USA
Lat/Long
43.9375, -75.9136
Grant Recipient
Empire State Society Sons of the American Revolution Thousand Islands Chapter
Historic Marker

PATRIOT BURIALS

Inscription

PATRIOT BURIALS
BROOKSIDE CEMETERY
BURIALS AS EARLY AS 1807.
AT LEAST 15 REVOLUTIONARY
WAR VETERANS INTERRED HERE &
NYS GOVERNOR ROSWELL FLOWER.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2019

With burials as early as 1807, there are at least fifteen American Revolutionary War veterans interred in Brookside Cemetery.  It is also the final resting place of several New York State politicians, including the former Governor of New York Roswell P. Flower (1835-1899) and four New York State Congressmen: George A. Bagley (1826-1915), Ambrose W. Clark (1810-1887), Charles Ezra Clarke (1789-1863), and Orville Hungerford (1790-1851).