Oakwood Cemetery is a place to honor loved ones, contemplate nature, explore art and architecture, and discover the rich history of Upstate New York.

A historic treasure

Founded in 1848, Oakwood is one of America’s largest rural cemeteries, commanding a spectacular panoramic view of the Hudson Valley. Oakwood is the final resting place of many of the area’s most prominent citizens, including “Uncle Sam” Wilson, progenitor of the famous Uncle Sam icon.

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An active cemetery

Non-sectarian and open to all, Oakwood offers burial spaces, family plots and affordable cremation services to meet the needs of today’s families.

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A haven of serenity for the community

Oakwood’s picturesque landscape and stately monuments make it a popular spot for runners, dog- walkers, families, nature lovers and history buffs. Oakwood is a place for all seasons—a place to reflect…

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Upcoming Events

Find out about new events and tours happening at Oakwood.

RUSSELL SAGE, The Money King

Thursday, August 8th, 7pm, $15 pp Join us on Thursday August 8th at 7pm at[…]

Wild Women of Oakwood – North of the Ponds

Saturday August 10th @ 9am, $15pp New! WILD WOMEN of OAKWOOD – North of the[…]

Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Haunted Mind

Tuesday July 2nd, 7pm, $15 pp The Friends of Oakwood Cemetery welcome back literary historian Rob Velella,[…]

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