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Oakwood Cemetery

50 101st St, Troy, NY 12180-1197
+1 518-272-7520
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Oakwood Cemetary

Nice park like setting, safe and historical. Beautiful views, just to walk or bring the dog, on a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jerry H
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Troy, New York
via mobile
Historical

Drive past a few times a month, very peaceful orra. My girlfriend once told me one time going by on... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Tammy I
,
East Greenbush, New York
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“buried here” (5 reviews)
“uncle sam” (23 reviews)
“resting place” (4 reviews)
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50 101st St, Troy, NY 12180-1197
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+1 518-272-7520
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice park like setting, safe and historical. Beautiful views, just to walk or bring the dog, on a leash

Thank Jerry H
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Drive past a few times a month, very peaceful orra. My girlfriend once told me one time going by on a rainey night, dressed in an all white very flowey dress, was a woman walking facing oncoming traffic. Believe what you want, but this wasn't...More

1  Thank Tammy I
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

This cemetery is set in a beautiful environment filled with trees, whining roads and easy going hills. This cemetery is very old and has many historical people within its grounds- even the well know Uncle Sam!

Thank Colleen C
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This historic cemetery is quite large and is very interesting. Many Troy residents are buried here who are also known on a national level. The Earl Chapel has gorgeous stain glass windows.

1  Thank TravelingMomUSA84
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is a huge cemetery, or should I say, park. Miles of road through woods and meadows. Well kept. Old tombstones and monuments, famous and ? people, Great long views here and there. On the day we were there, relatively empty - sad! So, wander...More

Thank johndkohler1
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

This beautiful, historic cemetery is the resting place of "Uncle" Sam Wilson, and contains many acres of gorgeous parkland complete with ponds and waterfalls. I grew up in the area and we took more than one school field trip here for both historical and natural...More

1  Thank Tammy C
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Great place to visit for the history of the area, family is buried here but I have never thought of it like a cemetery more of a walk trough history.

1  Thank ryangimlin
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

A large and historic cemetery perfect for a history buff or hikers. Many of the monuments have beautiful stonework and there are amazing views of the city of Troy and across the river.

Thank Sarah C
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Beautiful grounds and very well kept up. I think they have started outdoor movies as well. Drive through and see Uncle Sam's grave.

Thank ShannonD1
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

We have 2 gravesites here, it's right along a major road, it is very well maintained, paved roads for the most part. Spectacular views of Troy from a high vantage point with a board describing various locations.

1  Thank Kim W
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