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Large old cemetery with Chester A Arthur’s grave.

This was a very large cemetery with plots that were a bit difficult to locate. However just seeing... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Bonnie H
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Fort Worth, Texas
Cemeterey's are Cool

Take a leisurely drive thru Albany Rural Cemetery. Some of the monuments are amazing. A US... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
onthemohawk
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Dunnellon, Florida
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

This was a very large cemetery with plots that were a bit difficult to locate. However just seeing the beautiful angel hovering over President Arthur ‘s grave was worth the visit. I went on a day/time the office was closed but they had handouts available...More

Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Take a leisurely drive thru Albany Rural Cemetery. Some of the monuments are amazing. A US President is even buried here. Google or get a map from the office. It's a trip through time and history.

Thank onthemohawk
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is an incredibly large cemetery and we were there to view President Arthurs grave as paying respects to all past presidents is something we do. I'm not sure how we ever even found it but along the way we found many other interesting memorials...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 9 July 2018

With so many acres to explore I'm not finished yet and it's been over 20 years I've been coming to walk here. So much lovely artwork statues and engravings to see, so much history to discover. One of my most interesting discoveries was finding out...More

Thank jstwinkle
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Honestly, I live nearby and have been here so often that I am not sure of the most recent date. It is beautiful in any season and one of my favorite places to take visitors--especially if they are walkers and/or enjoy photography. On a clear...More

Thank ProfPolly
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Picturesque historic cemetery. Much info and mapping is available online and a cemetery map is available at the main building.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I've been passed this cemetery many times and found out that Chester Arthur was buried there so I stopped in it's really a unique cemetery it has military civilian and a president there ,it's large 400 acres and you can drive through it. Also it...More

Thank mikebP6506VK
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Went to the Albany Rural Cemetery before my visit to the Schuyler Mansion. The cemetery is gigantic and most of the more popular residents' graves are well kept. There are a lot of beautiful headstones and interesting memorials. I wish the locals cared more and...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

As most of the reviews here read, this is a great cemetery that takes you through a good portion of both the history of the United States and Albany itself. Prominent local figures and families are buried here, along with president Chester Arthur, who has...More

Thank Lou L
Reviewed 30 August 2016

My sister and I decided to check out this old cemetery. People online say it is a worthwhile place to see. The lady in the office was kind enough to provide us with a map. We started at the mausoleum/chapel building but were not allowed...More

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