Upper Middleburgh Cemetery

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Upper Middleburgh Cemetery
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Timothy Murphy Memorial Monument
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LocationHuntersland Rd., Middleburgh, New York
Coordinates 42°35′24″N74°19′8″W / 42.59000°N 74.31889°W / 42.59000; -74.31889 Coordinates: 42°35′24″N74°19′8″W / 42.59000°N 74.31889°W / 42.59000; -74.31889
Area16 acres (6.5 ha)
Built1865
NRHP reference No. 03001144 [1]
Added to NRHPNovember 17, 2003

Upper Middleburgh Cemetery is a historic cemetery located at Middleburgh in Schoharie County, New York. It was incorporated in 1865 and contains an estimated 4,000 interments. The most notable structure is the Foster mausoleum, designed by architect Henry Bacon (1866–1924) in the early 1900s and includes a sculpture by Evelyn Beatrice Longman (1874–1954). There is also a Neo-Gothic Revival chapel (ca. 1925), maintenance and storage building (ca. 1880), and Timothy Murphy memorial, dedicated in 1910 and including a bronze bas-relief sculpture by Evelyn Beatrice Longman. [2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. Raymond W. Smith (June 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Upper Middleburgh Cemetery". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation . Retrieved 2010-02-20.See also: "Accompanying three photos".