Burning With Regret

Monument to John D. Parsons, Jr. (1847-1904) and his wife, Agnes Evans Chase (1847-1935), in Albany Rural Cemetery, on Cemetery Avenue off NY State Route 32, in Menands, Albany County, New York. This majestic sculpture was designed by Oscar Lenz. John D. Parsons, Jr. was a law book publisher, president of the National Exchange Bank and Albany Trust Company, and a Freemason.

Designed by Major David Bates Douglass and established in 1841, Albany Rural is a 467-acre National Historic Landmark and the final resting place for over 135,000 people.



About the author Michael Kleen

Michael Kleen is an author, raconteur, and occasional traveler. He has a M.A. in History and M.S. in Education. He enjoys studying military history, folklore, and philosophy.

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