Below are links to additional information on the Albany Rural Cemetery and other resources relevant to the history of the Church Grounds.
Friends of the Albany Rural Cemetery (Consider joining as this group publishes a newsletter with excellent articles on the Cemetery’s history)
An Epic City of The Dead – Times Union special feature on the Albany Rural Cemetery
Albany Rural Cemetery – Beyond The Graves – a Facebook page
The Old Woman of St. Mary’s Park – from a 1931 Albany newspaper article profiling the widow of a cemetery caretaker
Bike Paths of Albany Rural Cemetery (The maps here are a handy guide to the Cemetery, even for the non-bicyclist)
The People of Colonial Albany (a fascinating social history project documenting the lives of early Albany residents)
Troy Irish Genealogy – includes a transcription of names recorded by the Common Council when the State Street Burying Grounds were removed. The list does not included interments in the Church Grounds after the transfer.
Other cemetery resources:
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