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July 13, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Elmwood Cemetery
Route 9W
Selkirk, NY 12158
FREE but must pre-register
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Walking Tour of Elmwood Cemetery, Saturday, July 13 - FREE but must pre-register

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Also known as Bethlehem Rural Cemetery, was established in 1860 on land transferred from the First Reformed Church. Noted families include Becker, Lasher, Myers, Selkirk and Schoonmaker. One family story sure to be highlighted is that of Garrett Niver who lost his life at the Battle of Little Big Horn in South Dakota. We will meet in the main driveway.

Cemetery Walking Tours
Come explore two cemeteries. Learn fascinating family stories and their connection to Bethlehem history while walking in these quiet, green spaces. Wear your walking shoes. Will be held rain or shine unless severe.  See weather information, below.
  • FREE but please pre-register. If unable to attend registered dates, kindly call the office to cancel at 518-439-4955 ext. 2131.
  • In case of inclement weather, check the for cancellations.  Information will be posted by 1 hour before launch/walking time.
  • Tour Guide: Susan Leath-Town Historian. For questions, email