Menands, New York: Grave of Charles Fort

Charles Fort spent years chronicling what would later be called "Fortean" events: rains of frogs, sea monsters, bleeding statues, etc. His grave is very un-Fortean.

Albany Rural Cemetery

Address:
Cemetery Ave., Menands, NY
Directions:
Albany Rural Cemetery. Just north of Albany. I-787 exit 7W. Drive west on NY-378 for two miles. Turn right and enter the cemetery. Ask at the office for a map to the grave of Charles Fort.
Hours:
Gates open daily M-F 8:30-4, Sa 8:30-12 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
518-463-7017
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Grave of Charles Fort.

Grave of Charles Fort

America's greatest crank rests here in Albany Rural Cemetery. His books exhaustively chronicled rains of frogs, sea monsters, bleeding statues, and all manner of what would later be called "Fortean" events. No word on any local rains of fishes since his internment in 1932.

[Moe Cheezmo, 08/22/2021]

Cross-dimensional bio plasmas -- established Science, as usual, cannot explain them -- have shinnied down invisible leylines to settle on the legendary investigator's gravestone.


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