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Brainard in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brainard Rural

 
 
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By Cosmos Mariner, August 20, 2019
1. Brainard Rural Marker
Inscription.  c. 1815 burial ground of Nassau’s early settlers including veterans of the American Revolution and Civil War.
 
Erected 2013 by Town of Nassau.
 
Location. 42° 29.757′ N, 73° 31.227′ W. Marker is in Brainard, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is on U.S. 20 0.4 miles west of Firehouse Road, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located near the cemetery entrance, just inside the fence. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brainard NY 12024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hoags Corners (approx. 4.2 miles away); Ezra Gates (approx. 4.7 miles away); Nassau Village (approx. 4.8 miles away); Nassau Academy (approx. 5 miles away); Home of Big Thunder (approx. 6.9 miles away); Former Church (approx. 7.3 miles away); Town of New Lebanon War Memorial (approx. 7½ miles away); Mohican Blessing Fountain (approx. 7.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Nassau, New York. Nassau has a military record of which no town would feel ashamed. Many of
Brainard Rural Marker<br>(<i>wide view • cemetery in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 20, 2019
2. Brainard Rural Marker
(wide view • cemetery in background)
the residents fought in the War of the Revolution. In the War of 1812 Nassau was well represented. In the War of the Rebellion Nassau sent her full quota of men to the front and a large share of them lost their lives in the service. (Submitted on August 22, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Brainard Rural Cemetery (Find A Grave). This link includes photographs and details for most of the headstones in the cemetery. (Submitted on August 22, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Brainard Rural Marker<br>(<i>wide view looking west • US Highway 20 on right</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 20, 2019
3. Brainard Rural Marker
(wide view looking west • US Highway 20 on right)
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 96 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 22, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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