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Gate of Heaven Cemetery
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The upper entrance to Gate of Heaven Cemetery
Cemetery Details
Year established: 1917
Country: United States
Location: Hawthorne, New York
Type: Roman Catholic
The new indoor building of Our Lady Queen of Peace Mausoleum
Saint Francis of Assisi Chapel and Garden Mausoleum
The Gothic Bridge at Gate of Heaven Cemetery

The Gate of Heaven Cemetery, approximately 25 miles north of New York City, was established in 1917 at 10 West Stevens Ave. in Hawthorne, Westchester County, New York, United States, as a Roman Catholic burial site. Among its famous residents is baseball immortal Babe Ruth, whose grave has an epitaph by Francis Cardinal Spellman and is almost always adorned by a large number of baseballs, bats, and caps.

Notable burials

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Coordinates: 41°05′45″N 73°47′40″W / 41.095697°N 73.794546°W / 41.095697; -73.794546



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