Monthly Archives: August 2015

New Facebook Page

A new Facebook page has been created to compliment the blogs.  It will be a way to revisit older posts, share photos that might not fit the blogs, and a place share updates and news.  It will cover Albany Rural Cemetery and the Church Grounds (see today’s photo post about the gravestone of S.C. Erambert).

Albany Rural Cemetery – Beyond The Graves

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Schuyler Flatts Remains To Be Reburied Next Summer

It has been announced that the remains (believed to have been slaves discovered during excavations on land that was once part of the Schuyler Flatts will be reburied with ceremonies on June 18, 2016 at St. Agnes Roman Catholic Cemetery.

Details will be posted to undergroundrailroadhistory.org as they become available.

Click here for past posts on the Flatts burials.

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Featured Gravestone – Jane Wendell

202Section:  Dutch Reformed

Material:  Brown sandstone

A small stone with a heavy amount of lichen on the surface.  Carving is partly obscured by the lichen, but otherwise legible.  Bottom of stone was broken, possibly at time of transfer.

Inscription:  In memory of Jane Wendell daughter of John and Cathalina Wendell who departed this life November 24, 1795 aged 1 year, 9 months and 21 days.

She was the daughter of John H. Wendell

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