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Not like it used to be...

I stopped by the cemetery a few weeks ago..it was my first time back to it since my Dad passed away... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Patty D
Columbus, Ohio
Walking tour

Nice example of cemeteries of the past. Many beautiful monuments, and the walking tour is an... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2017
Cortland, New York
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Located just moments from the heart of the Cortland, NY, the Cortland Rural Cemetery gently rises northward from historic Tompkins Street. The site features 50 acres of winding drives, walking trails, interpretive signs, and labeled trees ~ amid...more
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110 Tompkins St, Cortland, NY 13045-2429
+1 607-756-6022
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

My husband's family are buried in this cemetery, and it has been a while since we stopped in. I was quite surprised to see large signs along the roadway, and I didn't realize what they were until we stopped at our destination and I began...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

I stopped by the cemetery a few weeks ago..it was my first time back to it since my Dad passed away 14 yrs. ago and I was a little disappointed with the upkeep of it. I remember visiting loved ones many years ago and it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Patty D
Reviewed February 5, 2018

My niece had to go to Cortland this weekend for an interview. While driving we passed this cemetery. It's a cemetery and there is not much to really look at.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sheryl T
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

My friend and i decided to visit here before heading to the 1890's house down the street. The grounds are beautiful, the rolling hills of green grass, the trees here and there... some graves had fresh flowers planted (thankfully fake flowers are prohibited). The monuments...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Melissa W
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Nice example of cemeteries of the past. Many beautiful monuments, and the walking tour is an excellent addition for appreciating the history of the place.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank bwdailey
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Cemetery is well cared for. Always looks very pretty. Wish St. Mary's would do the same.. Keep up the good work

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank katydid34
Reviewed September 24, 2016

My cousin and uncle are interned here in a beautiful spot overlooking the SUNY campus where my uncle had started his career 50 years ago. It is a nice place to pay your respects and they take good care of the property. For a cemetery,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Justin W
Reviewed July 18, 2016

It's a great and quiet place to walk or to run, as well as a neat place for examining grave markers and old-style memorials. It isn't all history, though, as there are funeral processions occasionally visible on the grounds. Be respectful of modern mourners, if...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank ked909
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Cortland Rural Cemetery is a vibrant resource for Cortland and New York State history. It's beautiful and provides many resources for exploring and learning: self-guided tour map, educational signs about historic "residents", a broad variety of trees--many marked by species. CRC encourages walking and exploring...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Ted_and_Laura
Reviewed June 16, 2016

Fantastic cemetery for those who like to visit old cemeteries like I do. What sets this place apart is the excellent signage throughout the cemetery, making the place a comprehensive field trip. The signs explain historical events of the area using the tombstones as detail...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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