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Schuyler Slaves Reburial Update

Today’s Times Union has a short article on the effort to rebury the bones of slaves exhumed during sewer work not far from the Albany Rural Cemetery and the Schuyler Flatts. TU – Slave reburial funds at risk In the … Continue reading

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Update – Reburial of The Schuyler Slaves

This afternoon, an informational meeting was held at the Albany Public Library to discuss the reburial of skeletons discovered near the Schuyler Flatts. The remains are of fourteen people who were undoubtedly slaves owned by the Schuyler family from the … Continue reading

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Reburial of Schuyler Slaves

The Times Union has a very fascinating article on the reburial of the remains of slaves discovered near the Schuyler Flatts.  The Flatts, a large farm which belonged to the Schuyler family for over two centuries, is now a park … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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The Schuyler Flatts Burial Ground

Now a park just a few minutes north of the Albany Rural Cemetery on the east side of Broadway (Route 32), The Flatts was purchased by the Schuyler family from the Van Rensselaers around 1672.  Previously, the land had been … Continue reading

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