May’s Sacred Space Visit – Albany Rural Cemetery
May 15 @ 9:40 am - 11:45 am
The journey continues on Wednesday, May 15, as we visit another sacred space. Join Diane Conroy-LaCivita as she travels to Albany Rural Cemetery in Menands.
Albany Rural Cemetery was established October 7, 1844, and is renowned as one of the most beautiful, pastoral cemeteries in the U.S., at four hundred sixty-seven acres. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the sixth oldest rural cemetery in the United States. Many historical American figures are buried there including: President Chester Alan Arthur, Hon. Erastus Corning 2nd, Actress Frances Starr, and Newspaper Publisher Thurlow Weed. Paula Lemire, Historian and Curator of Albany Rural Cemetery will lead the escorted tour.
The CSSC shuttle bus will leave The Beltrone Living Center at 9:40 a.m. and return at approximately 11:45 a.m. Do not miss this opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful and historic cemeteries in the country. Space is limited. To make a reservation, please call Sharon Herald at 518-459-2857 ext. 302.