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Albany Rural Cemetery

by Henry P. Phelps

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Published by Phelps and Kellogg in Albany and Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Albany Rural Cemetery (Menands, N.Y.)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF129.A3 P54
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23336961M
    LC Control Number12009125

    When this proved inadequate, another municipal cemetery was established in , and many of those previously interred at the old cemetery were moved to this site. However, because of flooding problems at the site, Albany Rural Cemetery was created, and bodies were moved again from the cemetery to be reinterred at the present site.   It wasn't until the year that Ironweed was filmed locally that I took an interest in seeing the Rural Cemetery. Area news stations did features on the filming locations and, since, some scenes were shot there (though the book actually sets those scenes in the adjacent St. Agnes Cemetery), Albany Rural Cemetery was among those places profiled on : Paula Lemire.

    Albany Rural Cemetery is located in the city of Albany, New York, on an elevated plateau overlooking the Hudson River. The cemetery was established as a result of a public reaction to overcrowded and deteriorating church burial grounds in the state's capital/5(6). A Hand Book for the Albany Rural Cemetery; With an Appendix on Emblems [Fitzgerald, Edward] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Hand Book for the Albany Rural Cemetery; With an Appendix on EmblemsAuthor: Edward Fitzgerald.

      Peter Hess, author of his latest book People of Albany: The First Years, talks about the phenomenon said to have happened at Albany Rural Cemetery. "Gravediggers had their curiosity aroused by Author: Diana Denner. He was buried in his family's lot at the Rural Cemetery. The back of the monument lists other member of the Harris family interred there. Ira Harris was also a part of the Rural Cemetery's history; he was a founding member of the Albany Cemetery Association and served as a Trustee of the Cemetery from its incorporation until his death.


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Albany Rural Cemetery by Henry P. Phelps Download PDF EPUB FB2

Out of 5 stars Fantastic inside look of the hIstorical soals buried at Albany Rural Cemetery. Reviewed in the United States on Janu Verified Purchase/5(2). The Albany Rural Cemetery [Henry P.

Phelps] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book was originally published prior toand represents a reproduction of an important historical work.

The Albany Rural Cemetery on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Albany Rural CemeteryManufacturer: Albany and Chicago, Phelps and Kellogg. handbook l^lbang|luralcmrterg, appendixonemblems.

byedwardfitzgerald. albany: vanbenthuysenpkintinghouse. A Handbook For The Albany Rural Cemetery Paperback – Octo by Edward Fitzgerald (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from 4/5(1). Albany Rural Cemetery is a civil war cemetery that offers burial plots, genealogical research & natural burials in Albany, NY. Visit our website for more information. Cemetery Avenue - Menands, NY - Albany Rural Cemetery now is a acre National Historic Landmark site with many beautiful and unique gravestones as well as famous people.

Ancestry has a set of Burial Cards ( – ) for this cemetery ?dbid=&enc=1 which can include dates, places, cause of death, lot information as well as family on: Cemetery Avenue, Menands, Albany.

The burial card images, front and back and including handwritten notes, can also be found via the Internet from the Albany Rural Cemetery portion of Access to is not, however, free. Edward Fitzgerald’s book on Albany Rural Cemetery had a section at the end on what he called emblems or symbols marking the gravestones and monuments in the city of the dead at Albany Rural Cemetery.

My children and I recently thought it was a good idea to walk through Albany rural at night. Our first trip was quite scary just being in a cemetery in the dark.

We also had our dog Chloe with us that night, towards the end of our visit on the way out our dog slowly approached a grave marker then suddenly leaped back, she then slowly approached Author: Paula Lemire.

A hand book for the Albany rural cemetery: with an appendix on emblems by Fitzgerald, Edward, d Publication date Topics Albany Rural Cemetery (Albany, N.Y.) Publisher Albany: Van Benthuysen printing house Collection newyorkpubliclibrary; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor New York Public LibraryPages: Albany Rural, true to its name, opened Oct.

7,and it remains one of the oldest examples of this style of picturesque cemeteries in the country. The cemetery, now acres, is the last resting place for the 21st U.S. president, Chester Arthur.

The Albany Rural Cemetery was established October 7,in Colonie, New York, United States, just outside the city of Albany, New is renowned as one of the most beautiful, pastoral cemeteries in the U.S., at over acres ( Architect: Douglass, Maj.

D.B. A hand book for the Albany Rural Cemetery: with an appendix on emblems Ancestry. Aaron Oliver Family Burying Ground US Gen Web. Albany City cemeteries Family History Library. Albany Rural Cemetery Interment. Albany Rural Cemetery Billion Graves. Albany Rural Cemetery: (proprietors and lot location) index WorldCat.

Albany Rural Cemetery. Maps provide a very important and unique perspective on the history and evolution of Albany Rural Cemetery. Download these historical maps here.

Cemetery Avenue - Menands, NY. Among the more thanpeople buried in Albany Rural Cemetery are a panoply of famous and interesting people, including: one president (Chester A Arthur), 34 members of Congress; eight presidential Cabinet members; five New York State governors; and 55 mayors of the City of Albany since it founding.

Albany Rural Cemetery has two gated-entrances, the Main Gate on Cemetery Avenue off Broadway (Route 32) in Menands, and the South Gate off Menand Road (Route ) at the intersection of Van Rensselaer Boulevard (Route ). Hours for Gates: Both gates are open daily from AM to PM during daylight savings time.

Albany, New York, is a city dense with history. Over the course of three years, I started going to Albany Rural to learn about it, only to discover how little I (and others) really understood about the hundreds and hundreds of significant people buried there.

The book looks at some of my beautiful discoveries. Albany Rural Cemetery will be hosting the Colonie Town Band for a concert on Monday, August 6.

The concert will be held at the historic Cypress Pond and is free. (from "The Albany Hand-book for " by Henry Pitt Phelps) One of the most recognizable features of the Cemetery landscape, Cypress Pond (or Cypress Waters, as it was more. Cemetery superintendent John Buszta holds a key one the cemetery's mausoleums Monday, Oct.

28,in the records room at Albany Rural Cemetery in Menands, N.Y. (Will Waldron/Times Union). Albany Rural Cemetery (Albany, N.Y.) Cemeteries-- New York (State)-- Albany Genres Maps Notes Content: Gansevoort-Lansing Collection.

Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Content: Oriented with north to right. Content: Shows cemetery sections and street names.A curated virtual cemetery for names in Albany Rural Cemetery: a Virtual Cemetery, a Find A Grave.Dear Albany Rural Cemetery Community and Visitors, By now you are being impacted by the COVID Pandemic.

Like many businesses, Albany Rural Cemetery has begun to take all necessary precautionary measures to protect our staff, volunteers, visitors and business partners while still carrying out our essential mission as a crematory and place to bury the dead, 5/5(6).