Saint John Cemetery

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St. John Cemetery is one of the largest cemeteries in New York State, and is the final resting place of several famous people, including Geraldine Ferraro, Lucky Luciano and John Gotti. Some also say its home to a few not-so-restful spirits. Visitors frequently complain about strange sounds coming from areas of the cemetery that are clearly uninhabited, as well as cold spots throughout the area.

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Geographic Information

80-01 Metropolitan Ave
New York, NY 11379
United States

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40.7160226, -73.86647390000002
Queens County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Borough of Queens, NY (2.9 mi.)
East New York, NY (3.5 mi.)
Jamaica, NY (3.6 mi.)
Long Island City, NY (4.7 mi.)
Brooklyn, NY (6.3 mi.)
Manhattan, NY (7.0 mi.)
New York City, NY (7.3 mi.)
Bellerose Terrace, NY (7.4 mi.)
Bellerose, NY (7.9 mi.)
East Atlantic Beach, NY (8.1 mi.)


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  1. I was here with a friend and we captured on photo what seems like a person who was definitely not there physically while roaming the headstones , also on another photo we captured what was an eye, which I believe to be a “sign” or 3rd eye

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