Friday, September 25, 2015

Albany Rural Cemetery Tour October 4

Lansingburgh Historical Society Presents A Tour of Albany Rural Cemetery Led by Michael Barrett Sunday, October 4, 2015 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Albany Rural Cemetery is the third oldest rural cemetery in the nation, and one of the largest, with an estimated 120,000 burials. Many of the most prominent Capital District families are here, as are some astonishing monuments & mausoleums.

(Wikipedia photo)

“Residents” include President Chester A. Arthur, Gen. Phillip Schuyler, the Cornings and Thachers, Henry Burden, the Van Rensselaers and many others. This will be a driving and walk around tour that will cover a very nice overview of the grandeur of this historic treasure.
Tour will assemble at the cemetery entrance off Rte. 378. Parking is available.

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