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Cypress Grove was also known as Fireman's Cemetery. Cypress Grove Cemetery Theodore Lilienthal photo of Cypress Grove Cemetery, ca. 1882. The cemetery stands at the end of Canal Street, at City Park Avenue. The Firemen's Charitable and Benevolent Association (FCBA) owns the cemetery. Additionally, they acquired the property across the street and founded Greenwood Cemetery. Cypress Grove features a number of private tombs and copings. Maunsel White, who fought at the Battle of New Orleans, is buried here. FCBA entered the cemetery business for the same reasons other community organizations did. Burying your loved ones wasn't cheap. Firefighting was a...
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