Fort Family Cemetery

Location: 2211 South RoadTown of Poughkeepsie Historic Site - Fort Family Burial

Privately owned

The Fort Family lived across the street in the Fort Homestead, which is also a local landmark.  The cemetery is a small family cemetery located on a hill with several headstones.  Major Abraham Fort’s stone dates to 1822.

More detailed history can be found at the website of the Fort Homestead Association.  The Fort Homestead Association is a non-profit friends group dedicated to the protection, preservation, and restoration of the Fort Homestead and Cemetery.