Riverside Cemetery Walking Tour


Riverside Cemetery has been the final resting place for the men and women of Albion since 1837. Take a tour of Riverside and learn about the Gardners, the Crowells, the Peabodys and the Sheldons.  Learn more about Albion’s Mother of Mother’s Day, the Kinneys, and the Deans.  If you’ve lived in Albion all your life, you know these names.  If you don’t live in Albion, come anyway, you will learn a lot.

The families highlighted in this brochure were chosen due to their accomplishments, historical interest, notoriety, or unusual monuments. More information about Riverside Cemetery can be found on the City of Albion website. There are also extensive historical articles written about the men and women buried here, and tour books of Riverside Cemetery, from Albion’s Historian Frank Passic.

CEM_MAP_BRO_INSIDE_MINI_003This brochure was created in conjunction with the City of Albion in 1990, and the 11″ x 17″ version is still available at the cemetery office. Click on the images at left to see a larger view. There are two pdf versions of the brochure linked below.

Riverside_Cemetery_LITE_map (447k faster for mobile devices)

Riverside Cemetery Printable (1.7MB – suitable for printing, uses 3 pages – set printer to landscape view)