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Warren Family Mortuary Chapel: 1861

 
 
Warren Family Mortuary Chapel: 1861 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, January 23, 2009
1. Warren Family Mortuary Chapel: 1861 Marker
Inscription.
Henry Dudley, Architect
Belltower Addition: 1883

Recorded in 1967 by
Historical American Building Survey
"An Historic Structure Having
Exceptional Historical and
Architectural Interest"

 
Location. 42° 45.537′ N, 73° 40.111′ W. Marker is in Troy, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker can be reached from Oakwood Avenue (New York State Route 40). Click for map. The Marker is mounted to the right of the doorway into the chapel. The Chapel is within the Oakwood Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Troy NY 12182, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Henry Thomas (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Peter's Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Major General John Ellis Wool (approx. 0.2 miles away); Third Street Burial Grounds, 1824 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Amos Eaton (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Henry Freeman (approx. mile away); “Uncle Sam” (approx. mile away); Gardner Earl Memorial Chapel & Crematorium (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Troy.
 
Regarding Warren Family Mortuary Chapel: 1861. The Warren Family Mortuary Chapel is a small Chapel sited on
Warren Family Mortuary Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, January 23, 2009
2. Warren Family Mortuary Chapel
The Marker is mounted to the right of the doors.
a knoll in the center of the Oakwood cemetery. Built in 1860, it is a stone church in the English country Gothic style designed by noted architect Henry Dudley of New York. The building has a nave and cross transept plan, lancet windows, and a recessed pointed-arch entrance with a small rosette window above. In 1883 a tower of compatible material and design was added on the northeast side. On the interior, above the altar, there is a triple stained-glass window designed by artist/professor Robert Weir of West Point. There are 95 family burials under marble gravestones in the floor. Former member of the United States House of Representatives Joseph Mabbett Warren (1813–1896) is interred in the chapel.
 
Also see . . .
1. Oakwood Cemetery History. (Submitted on April 15, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. Warren Family Chapel & Monuments, Oakwood Cemetery, Troy, Rensselaer County, NY. Documents of the Historic American Building Survey (Submitted on April 15, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.) 
 
Additional keywords. Oakwood Cemetery
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Buildings
 
Warren Family Mortuary Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, February 13, 2009
3. Warren Family Mortuary Chapel
Warren Family Mortuary Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, February 13, 2009
4. Warren Family Mortuary Chapel
Warren Family Mortuary Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 14, 2010
5. Warren Family Mortuary Chapel
Warren Family Mortuary Chapel image. Click for full size.
Historic American Building Survey, 1967
6. Warren Family Mortuary Chapel
The Warren Family Mortuary Chapel has been documented in the Historic American Building Survey.
Warren Family Mortuary Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, February 13, 2009
7. Warren Family Mortuary Chapel
The Chapel is not open, however there are openings through which one can gain a glimps of the interior.
 
 
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