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Grant to help Vale reopen historic paths

Trails through park date back to 19th century

Bernard McEvoy, vice president of the Vale Cemetery Association, shows the location of overgrown walking paths that will be restored to Erin Tobin, regional director of technical and grant programs for the Preservation League of New York State, on Tuesday.
Bernard McEvoy, vice president of the Vale Cemetery Association, shows the location of overgrown walking paths that will be restored to Erin Tobin, regional director of technical and grant programs for the Preservation League of New York State, on Tuesday.
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Overgrown walking paths used by Vale Cemetery’s visitors during the 1800s will be restored thanks to a $8,100 grant awarded to the cemetery Tuesday by the Preservation League of New York State. The 100-acre cemetery, which encompasses 15 city blocks, was established in 1857 and can be found on the National Register of Historic Places. The trails that have fallen into obscurity are located in a hilly section of the 40-acre portion of the property ...


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rlemmerman1947
November 26, 2013
10:52 p.m.

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Congratulations to Vale Cemetery staff, from your supporters at Schenectady Heritage Foundation!

110efg13gd
November 27, 2013
7:07 a.m.

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a great cemetary, so rich in history; always a pleasure to walk and peruse

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