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Menands in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Historic Albany Rural Cemetery

Est. 1841

 
 
Historic Albany Rural Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
1. Historic Albany Rural Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Burial site of Pres. Arthur, governors, statesmen and private citizens. Noted for it’s natural beauty, sculptures & architecture.
 
Erected 1982 by Cemetery Association & Hist Soc.   Town of Colonie.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #21 Chester A. Arthur series list.
 
Location. 42° 41.909′ N, 73° 44.298′ W. Marker is in Menands, New York, in Albany County. Marker is at the intersection of Menand Road (New York State Route 378) and Van Rensselaer Blvd, on the right when traveling west on Menand Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albany NY 12204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chester Alan Arthur (approx. 0.7 miles away); Saint Agnes Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Loudonville (approx. 0.9 miles away); Historic Loudonville (approx. one mile away); The Erie Canal
Marker in Menands image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
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(approx. 1.3 miles away); Schuyler Flatts (approx. 1.4 miles away); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (approx. 1.7 miles away); General John J. Pershing (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Albany Rural Cemetery - Our Story. Cemetery website entry (Submitted on November 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Grave of President Chester A. Arthur image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
3. Grave of President Chester A. Arthur
Pres. Arthur Grave image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2010
4. Pres. Arthur Grave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 977 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Aug. 14, 2022