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Rayville in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Founded 1782

Friends Burial Ground

 
 
Founded 1782 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, October 28, 2020
1. Founded 1782 Marker
Inscription.  
Founded 1782
Friends Burial Ground
at Rayville,
by the religious Society
of Friends (Quakers)
Incorporated 1902.

 
Erected 1995 by Town of Chatham.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites.
 
Location. 42° 27.704′ N, 73° 32.47′ W. Marker is in Rayville, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on County Route 13 0.2 miles south of Ford Road, on the left when traveling north. Cemetery is just inside the hamlet line. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1204 Co Rd 13, Old Chatham NY 12136, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Riders Mills Schoolhouse (approx. 1.4 miles away); Old Chatham (approx. 1.8 miles away); Columbia Institute (approx. 1.8 miles away); Abraham Van Ness (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Abraham Van Ness (approx. 2.6 miles away); Brainard Rural (approx. 2.6 miles away); New Concord (approx. 4.4 miles away); Nassau Village (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
Cemetery and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
2. Cemetery and Marker
Friends Cemetery at Rayville image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, October 28, 2020
3. Friends Cemetery at Rayville
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 28, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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