Plain lawn Cemetery, located in Nassau County, may be one of the smallest in New York State, but it makes up for its size with compassion, dignity and care it has provided to area residents since the 1920s.
Two large mausoleums designed in rose marble and a chapel grace the small property, offering a sense of stability and permanency despite the changing views of the surrounding area. The tiny cemetery has served the needs of Hicksville and surrounding residents for decades, serving the multicultural and multi-denominational needs of area residents.
With comforting names for sections and plots such as Garden of Memories, bronze plaques and markers designate the final resting place of Hicksville and other area residents. Services provided by the cemetery offer ground burial as well as cremation, niches and memorials. Above ground and flush-to-ground tombstones bespeak the heritage and history of the location, graced with stately and ancient trees that offer shade, comfort and support to visiting family members and loved ones.
The grounds of Plain lawn may be small, but it is obvious that caretakers and groundskeepers and staff take pride in that facility, it's landscaping, maintenance, and appearance. Serving as the final resting place of many Long Island families, founders and residents, of Plain lawn Cemetery evokes memories of simpler and quieter times.
Located between the juncture of West Old Country Road and North Newbridge Road just south of Hicksville, the grounds of Plain Lawn Cemetery are within close vicinity of Eisenhower Park and Bethpage State Park and are within easy driving distance of nearby towns as well as downtown New York City, and is located just off Interstate 495 and a short drive from miles of Atlantic Ocean shoreline, amenities and accommodations.