Thursday, December 11, 2014
Monday, December 8, 2014
Because nothing says "Merry Christmas" and "Happy Holidays" like an inflatable shark and a crowd of cheerful people in colorful underwear running down Lark Street on a cold, wet December afternoon!
Friday, December 5, 2014
this post at Albany (NY) History.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Sunday, October 5, 2014
President Chester A. Arthur in the Albany Rural Cemetery. The wreath-laying ceremony is held every year on his birthday. Considering how much time I spend exploring and researching the Cemetery, I'm embarrassed to admit this is the very first time that I have attended the ceremony. I won't miss it next year.
Monday, September 29, 2014
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Cypress Waters) is surrounded by benches which give visitors a nice place to relax. The benches were made possible by donations and there are plaques affixed to each. This one is particularly interesting.
Given by William D. Dearstyne, Jr. and Peter R Kermani, classmates and lifelong friends, in honor of their families buried at Albany Rural Cemetery, October 1, 2007. This bench is for visitors to use to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of this place overlooking The Pond. When the Cemetery is closed, this bench is reserved exclusively for the souls of the donors.