Van Schaick Family Cemetery

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Anthony Van Schaick, builder of a 1700s mansion, left in his will part of his property to be used as a cemetery. Now, the Van Schaick Family Cemetery contains more than 50 relatives are buried in the cemetery near the historic house. The cemetery was restored in 2010 by participants in an Eagle Scout project. Apparitions of male and female entities, along with ghostly voices, have been seen and heard here through the cemetery’s locked gates.

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Geographic Information

Van Schaick Ave and Delaware Ave
Cohoes, NY
United States

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42.76864135927358, -73.68628839947507
Albany County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Cohoes, NY (0.8 mi.)
Waterford, NY (1.7 mi.)
Green Island, NY (1.7 mi.)
Watervliet, NY (2.8 mi.)
Troy, NY (2.8 mi.)
Wynantskill, NY (5.4 mi.)
Menands, NY (5.6 mi.)
West Albany, NY (7.5 mi.)
Roessleville, NY (8.0 mi.)
Niskayuna, NY (8.1 mi.)


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