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Mayfield in Fulton County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Burying Ground

 
 
Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 4, 2016
1. Burying Ground Marker
Inscription.
Of Major Harmon And
Francis Van Buren, Seventh
Albany County Regiment,
Revolutionary War.
Settlers On This Land.

 
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 5.54′ N, 74° 14.232′ W. Marker is in Mayfield, New York, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Vandenburgh Point Road and Highland Road, on the right when traveling south on Vandenburgh Point Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mayfield NY 12117, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mayfield Fort (approx. half a mile away); Romeyn's Mill (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dutch Reformed Church of Mayfield (approx. 1.5 miles away); Nine Mile Tree (approx. 1.7 miles away); Anthonyville (approx. 1.8 miles away); Indian Raid (approx. 2 miles away); Rice Homestead (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Burying Ground (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mayfield.
 
Regarding Burying Ground. This marker directs you up a narrow dirt road that leads to some summer camps. In the yard of one camp is a boulder with an inscription to Major
Burying Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, September 4, 2016
2. Burying Ground Marker
View is to the west along Vandenburgh Point Road.
Harmon and Francis Van Buren, both who settled here after the Revolution and were soldiers in the Albany County Militia. This grave site is on private land.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 5, 2016.
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