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Oakwood Cemetery

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Unexpectedly interesting

There's the gorgeous stained glass (Tiffany and more), there's the history of the building itself... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Long Island, New York
Beautiful Cemetery

This is a beautiful cemetery rich in history. There are many civil war head stones with names and... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Robert M
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

There's the gorgeous stained glass (Tiffany and more), there's the history of the building itself, (a crematorium!), then there's all the historical people (regional and national) people buried there.The trip there was part of Hudson River Valley Ramble, held each September, along all the counties...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a beautiful cemetery rich in history. There are many civil war head stones with names and dates of battles. Uncle Sam is buried at Oakwood Cemetery.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Robert M
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Family has been dropping into the Oakwood Cemetery since the early 1800s. I love visiting and will be moving in sooner or later.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank TimB15
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I grew up across the street from this cemetery. Lots of historical figures in this cemetery. Explore and enjoy the ponds and views.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Oakwood is an immense old cemetery high on the bluffs overlooking the Hudson River Valley in Troy. As I recall, there are over 25 miles of roads that wonder among an amazing variety of grave stones, mausoleums/chapels/crematoriums, ponds ... Visiting makes it easy to understand...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Knith
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I've gone to several events at the cemetery I recommend the civil war tour a lovely Victorian place to stroll

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank 165DeeDee131
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I know this place is a land for the dead but.....it is truly beautiful. Oak wood is so well kept, and the views are amazing. More of a park from the last century. In the spring there are hundreds of daffodils to lead you to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Rita G
Reviewed 23 June 2016

What a lovely place. Our party (me, daughter, two grandsons 10 & 2-1/2) drove in and found a place to park, not having any idea of how huge a cemetery it is. We walked around for over an hour, marveling at the unique gravestones and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank Hawk1951
Reviewed 20 June 2016

this place has delighted me, a fantastic design, calming and relaxing, I really enjoyed a walk around.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank becira
Reviewed 22 May 2016

A lovingly maintained historic cemetery that serves as the final resting place for many of Troy's illustrious citizens. Because Troy was such an economic behemoth at one time, Oakwood is replete with massive monuments to capitalism and commerce, Christian piety, the family unit, and romantic...More

Date of experience: May 2016
4  Thank Traveller2010NYC
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