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Rotterdam, New York: Cemetery at the Mall

A couple of old, leaning tombstones in a little fenced-in plot is all that remains of the Vedder family cemetery. The mall was built around it.

Rotterdam Square Mall

Address:
93 W. Campbell Rd, Rotterdam, NY
Directions:
The cemetery is next to the outside wall, next to the west-facing entrance. On the southwest side of the mall, outside of the theaters entrance.
Admission:
Free
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Mall graves.

Cemetery at the Mall

On the southwest side of the mall, outside of the theaters entrance. Surrounded by a green iron fence. An American flag on a pole is to the right. I don't know of any other cemetery with a mall only steps away.

[Sue Grote, 07/31/2023]

Family cemetery at Mall.

Cemetery at the Mall

Cemeteries and malls don't usually mix, but at this mall, there's one right by the door. Supposedly the only way they could build the Rotterdam Square Mall was to leave the Vedder family cemetery be. They just built the mall around it.

[Steven Cook, 11/10/2006]

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