An evening walking tour focusing on the Slingerland family has been set for Friday, June 28th beginning at 6 pm, at the Albany Rural Cemetery. [Read more…] about Cemetery Tour: A Visit With The Slingerlands
The 7th Historical Society of the Town of Middletown Living History Cemetery Tour, has been set for Saturday, June 22 (rain date June 23), at Margaretville Cemetery, on Cemetery Road, just off Route 30 (upper Main Street) in the Village of Margaretville, Delaware County, NY. [Read more…] about Middletown Living History Cemetery Tour June 22nd
The University at Albany Department of Geography and Planning has developed, in partnership with Albany Rural Cemetery, a new mobile database using GIS (Geographic Information Systems) which gives visitors to the cemetery the ability to link to grave locations, burial records, biographies, and photos via smartphone, tablet, or other device. [Read more…] about New Albany Rural Cemetery Tour App Available
Tickets are now on sale for the Historical Society of the Town of Colonie’s 2019 Historic Walking Tour at the Albany Rural Cemetery, which is set for Saturday, May 18th. [Read more…] about Historic Walking Tours at Albany Rural Cemetery
Gravestone and Cemetery Care, an instructional program by Marianne Greenfield of Gravestone Cleaning Service, Delhi, has been set for Sunday, March 24th at 1 pm at the Time and the Valleys Museum on St. Rt. 55 in Grahamsville, Sullivan County. [Read more…] about Gravestone Care Program in Sullivan County
On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018 the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation is set to present Twilight Cemetery Tour: Madness, Murder, Untimely Deaths, and Strange Coincidences, an opportunity to explore Greenridge Cemetery at dusk.
Volunteer docent Gloria May will navigate the tombs and monuments of Greenridge Cemetery, discussing the historical and architectural background of the American rural cemetery movement while unearthing tales of Saratoga’s most notable residents. [Read more…] about Twilight Cemetery Tour In Saratoga Springs
The Albany Rural Cemetery is set to host a Haunted History tour on Saturday, October 27th, from 4 to 5:30 pm.
Take a late afternoon stroll and hear the stories of a ghost that wanders around a long-gone lake, a departed mother’s message to her little boy, the Widow’s tomb. [Read more…] about Haunted History Tour at Albany Rural Cemetery
The New York Chapter of the Association for Gravestone Studies (AGS) has announce its fall meeting has been set for Saturday, September 29, 2018.
The event will take place from 10 am to 3:30 pm in Hartsdale, NY (in Westchester County). Talks will be held at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church and the walking tour will be held at Hartsdale Pet Cemetery. [Read more…] about Gravestone Studies Group Meeting At Hartsdale Pet Cemetery
The Albany Rural Cemetery is set to kick-off a special capital campaign to restore the 1899 Marcus T. Reynolds House (formerly the superintendent’s residence) and to celebrate Reynolds’ many contributions to the Cemetery’s cultural landscape, on October 14. [Read more…] about Architect Marcus Reynolds Focus of Rural Cemetery Project
The Albany Rural Cemetery, located on Cemetery Avenue in Albany has announced their autumn schedule of tours and events.
Scheduled events include: [Read more…] about Albany Rural Cemetery Autumn Tours, Events