Interesting 1950's - 60's Trustee Badge for the Breslau Cemetery Assoc. of Lindenhurst, NY

Interesting 1950's - 60's Trustee Badge for the Breslau Cemetery Assoc. of Lindenhurst, NY

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ARTIFACT: Interesting 1950's 1960's trustee badge for the Breslau Cemetery Association of Lindenhurst, New York. A spread winged eagle sits atop the shield-shaped badge that reads: "TRUSTEE BRESLAU CEMETERY ASSO., INC." The founder of Breslau (now Lindenhurst) presented a plot of land for the village to use as a cemetery that was located near the Stewart's line of the Long Island Railroad. Each member of the village that volunteered their time to build the cemetery was given a plot. The Breslau Cemetery Association was established in May 1875 and was tasked with administering the business affairs, members were elected to the board. "Funds for cemetery improvement were raised by picnics and summer night's festivals." The Growth of Our Village from Wellwood to Lindenhurst

VINTAGE: Circa 1950's 1960's

SIZE: Approximately 2-7/8" x 1-7/8"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Chrome-plated brass, black paint

ATTACHMENT: Vertical kick pin with drop in locking swivel catch


ITEM NOTES: This is from a societies and organizations collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBEX16 LFEX6/16

CONDITION: 5+ (Fine-): The badge shows moderate to heavy wear, some of the plated and painted details remain intact.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.