Longtime Queensbury historian Van Dyke remembered for preservation

, 2023-03-18 06:15:00,

In this 2012 photo, Queensbury Town Historian Marilyn Van Dyke unveils a poster designed for Queensbury’s 250th anniversary. Van Dyke, who died on Monday at the age of 92, is remembered for her longtime work to preserve the town’s history. 

QUEENSBURY — The Old Quaker Burial Grounds at the southwest corner of Bay and Quaker roads in Queensbury, near the CVS pharmacy, has no gravestones, keeping with the Quaker tradition of simplicity.

Over time, the lack of gravestones caused the historical significance of the parcel to be overlooked.

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