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Vale Cemetery

 
 
Vale Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, December 28, 2018
1. Vale Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  A rural cemetery est. 1857. At rest are early settlers, veterans, notable women, politicians, industrialists, African-Americans, inventors
 
Erected by Schenectady Heritage Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
Location. 42° 48.345′ N, 73° 55.957′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on State Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is at western entrance of the cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pulaski (approx. 0.4 miles away); The King’s Highway (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ignacy Jan Paderewski (approx. 0.4 miles away); The RS-3 Diesel-Electric Locomotive (approx. half a mile away); Schenectady 27th Division World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Rest Here for the Night (approx. half a mile away); Schenectady ALCO War Memorial (approx. half
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a mile away); Historic Vale Cemetery / Founders & Builders (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
 
Regarding Vale Cemetery. Several early scientists of the GE are buried here such as Charles Steinmetz, Ernest Alexanderson, and William Coolridge.
 
Also see . . .  Description of Vale Cemetery (Wikipedia). (Submitted on December 28, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on December 28, 2018, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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