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Kinderhook Cemetery

Albany Ave, Kinderhook, NY
+1 518-758-6401
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Final Resting place for our Eighth President

We found the cemetery difficult to find, but nicely maintained with a rather unpretentious marker... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Disneybus
,
Pittsgrove, New Jersey
Wished we'd have had more time!

The weather was cold and rainy, or we'd likely have spent the entire day exploring this historic... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
RoundTopper
,
Picture Rocks, Pa
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Albany Ave, Kinderhook, NY
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+1 518-758-6401
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

We found the cemetery difficult to find, but nicely maintained with a rather unpretentious marker for the President. First, it's not next to the Kinderhook Reformed Church, nor his home of Lindenwald at Oak Post Road off 9H outside of town. It is located off...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

The weather was cold and rainy, or we'd likely have spent the entire day exploring this historic cemetery. Martin van Buren's grave is rather unobtrusive, and we wished we'd have been able to find the graves of his parents and infant son. van Buren's grave...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

President Martin Van Buren is buried here. There is no parking lot but you can just park on the side of the road. There are signs that point to his grave so finding it isn't difficult at all.

Thank Derek S
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This presidents last resting place and is in a beautiful small-town cemetery and maintain by the Kinderhook garden club there are no presidential adornments at all you would never know there was a United States president buried there . In the age of The Imperial...More

1  Thank mikebP6506VK
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

nice place to visit glad I didn't have to stay. really its really cool to go to a place where a famous grave site is. go but don't stay forever

2  Thank tilefish
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

If your goal is to visit presidential grave sites this is a must. Van Buren's presidency was marked by an economic depression and he has fallen out of favor with several historians but that shouldn't stop anybody from seeing his gravesite if they're in the...More

Thank Lou L
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Just a couple of miles from the Van Buren home outside Kinderhook. A small cemetery with graves marking several members of the Van Buren family.

Thank DillonM1905
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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Wife and I visited the other day with our corgi. Signage clearly shows how to walk back to his gravesite. The cemetery is divided by the highway. He is buried in the east section which is not accessible by car, so you have to park...More

Thank iam4pacers
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Reviewed 6 May 2016

President Van Buren's resting place is located in Kinderhook, NY, the town of his birth. The cemetery is unassuming and easily accessible. Whenever our travels lend an opportunity to share in the history of our nation we value the opportunity to pay our respects. Although...More

1  Thank John N
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Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

The cemetery was very historical in that the eighth president of the United States, Martin van buren, is lid to rest with his family in the town he was born and raised in.

Thank Mantle22
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