By David Brand
The organization tasked with maintaining a landmark Woodside cemetery seeks volunteers to pitch in during its annual beautification event on Saturday, May 4.
The Moore-Jackson Cemetery has experienced a bit of wear and tear since it opened in 1733. The last person was interred in the colonial-era burial ground in 1868.
In 2017, community residents formed a volunteer cleanup group to rehabilitate the city landmark..
The Moore-Jackson Cemetery is located between 31st and 32nd Avenues and stretches from 51st to 54th Street. Volunteers will plant flowers, remove weeds, clear debris and rake. The project organizers are also seeking seed donations.
The clean up event lasts from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.