Cemetery Avenue - Menands, NY 12204 - 518-463-7017

Welcome to Albany Rural Cemetery

Founded on April 2, 1841, Albany Rural Cemetery offers visitors both:

The Past

  • An exemplar of the rural or garden cemetery movement of the 1800’s with its winding roads, wooded hills and beautiful burial monuments
  • A National Historic Landmark site that is a mirror of New York’s past
  • Historical burial monuments to the distinguished people of the region and the nation who are buried here
The Present

  • 467 acres of beauty and tranquility in the heart of the Capital region with an incredible range of plants, flowers, trees and wildlife—all within a few miles of the Capital
  •  A beautiful and peaceful location to walk, run, ride a bike, or take a drive
  • ARC remains an active cemetery providing a full range of burial services

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