PATRIOT BURIALS

Program
NYS Historic
Subject
Cemetery, SAR
Location
22 S Main St, Adams, NY 13605, USA
Lat/Long
43.80554, -76.0242
Grant Recipient
Empire State Society Sons of the American Revolution Thousand Islands Chapter
Historic Marker

PATRIOT BURIALS

Inscription

PATRIOT BURIALS
ADAMS RURAL CEMETERY
BURIALS AS EARLY AS 1801.
TWELVE REVOLUTIONARY WAR
VETERANS AND TWO U.S.
CONGRESSMEN INTERRED HERE.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2019

Located on the main street of the small town of Adams, New York is the Adams Rural Cemetery. With burials as early as 1801, this graveyard is the final resting place of twelve American Revolutionary War veterans and two U.S. Congressmen: Thomas Cotton Chittenden (1788-1866) who served from two terms in office and William Augustus Gilbert (1815-1875) who served one term.