St. Agnes Cemetery

Historic cemetery in Menands, New York / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

St. Agnes Cemetery is a 108-acre (44 ha) Roman Catholic cemetery[2] established in 1867.[3] Located in Menands, New York, St. Agnes Cemetery is managed and cared for by Albany Diocesan Cemeteries.

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St. Agnes Cemetery
St. Agnes Cemetery is located in New York
St. Agnes Cemetery
St. Agnes Cemetery is located in the United States
St. Agnes Cemetery
Location48 Cemetery Ave., Menands, New York
Coordinates42°42′7.81″N 73°43′40.83″W
Area114 acres (46 ha)
ArchitectGrant, William H.; et al.
NRHP reference No.08000095[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 28, 2008

St. Agnes Cemetery was consecrated in 1867 and has features characteristic of the rural cemetery movement. Like other landscapes of this genre, St. Agnes Cemetery was designed to portray order, symmetry, and peace. The history of the Capital Region is written on memorials throughout St. Agnes Cemetery.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[1]