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Twenty years of walks here and still going...

With so many acres to explore I'm not finished yet and it's been over 20 years I've been coming to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jstwinkle
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Upstate NY
A stroll for all seasons

Honestly, I live nearby and have been here so often that I am not sure of the most recent date. It... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
ProfPolly
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Watervliet, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank bravefilius
Reviewed 26 August 2016

The cemetary is huge, very widely spread, a car is definetly of advantage. This cemetary is not just very old but very scenic. Especially during the fall it makes for a stunning visit. Lots of history right there.

Thank Indra110
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This is the burial ground for countless civil war vets and Albanians from years gone by, including many famous Patroons and one US president. A must for history buffs

Thank bookman1995
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

This was the major burial cemetery for the rich and famous of Albany, NY since, officially, the 1840s, but including some graves from the 18th century as well. Included among the gravesites are President Chester A. Arthur, NY politician and friend of President Martin Van...More

Thank youthgoes
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