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Menands, New York: Grave of Chester A. Arthur Team Field Report

Albany Rural Cemetery

Albany Rural Cemetery Rd, Menands, NY
Just north of Albany. I-787 exit 7W. Drive west on Hwy 378 for two miles. Turn right and enter the cemetery. Drive north a half-mile. Turn left, then make the first right, then the first left. You'll see the American flag flying over the grave: Lot 8, Section 24.
Gates open daily M-F 8:30-4, Sa 8:30-12 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Grave of Chester A. Arthur.

Grave of Chester A. Arthur

"Angel of Sorrow," sculpted by Ephraim Keyser, presents a life-size bronze angel laying a palm frond atop Arthur's black granite sarcophagus. Report... [08/17/2014]

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Grave of Chester A. Arthur.

Grave of Chester A. Arthur

The Chester A. Arthur gravesite was fairly easy to find. Disturbed at the lack of grounds maintenance. But it was a peaceful walk through the cemetery. Acknowledging those long since forgotten. May you continue to Rest In Peace.

[Katherine Baldwin, 07/16/2022]
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