Troy in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Third Street Burial Grounds, 1824
Originally donated to the city by Jacob Vanderheyden in 1796, The Third Street Burial Ground was located on the south east corner of State Street, a corner now known as Barker Park. It was adjacent to the First Particular Baptist Church, the church of "Uncle Sam" Wilson and his family.
The Friends of Oakwood, in conjunction with the Troy Cemetery Association have erected this plaque to recognize the men, women, who have lain here, unacknowledged, since 1875. The names of those interred are available in Oakwood's burial records.
Dedicated June, 2013
Erected 2013 by The Friends of Oakwood & the Troy Cemetery Association.
Location. 42° 45.397′ N, 73° 40.21′ W. Marker is in Troy, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker can be reached from Oakwood Road. Touch for map. The marker is in the Oakwood Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Troy NY 12182, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Henry Freeman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Henry Thomas (about 500 feet away); Gardner Earl Memorial Chapel & Crematorium (about 600 feet away); St. Peter's Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Warren Family Mortuary Chapel: 1861 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Oakwood Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Major General John Ellis Wool (approx. 0.3 miles away); Amos Eaton (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
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