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Cemetery of the Week #119: San Francisco’s Russian Hill

Russian Hill Vallejo between Taylor and Jones Streets San Francisco, California Founded: early 1800s? Size: 1 acre remaining Number of interments: unknown Open: always In the earliest days of the town of San Francisco, non-Catholic people were often buried where … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #118: the Lick Observatory

The Lick Observatory 7281 Mount Hamilton Road Mount Hamilton, California 95140 Telephone:(408) 274-5061 Founded: 1887 Number of interments: one Please note: The telescope is not open at night, when it continues to be used by scientists. The light from your … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #117: Luther Burbank’s gravesite

Luther Burbank Home and Gardens 204 Santa Rosa Avenue (Santa Rosa and Sonoma Avenues, Downtown Santa Rosa) Santa Rosa, California 95404 Telephone: 707-524-5445 Email: BurbankHome@LutherBurbank.org Date of Burbank’s burial: 1926 Size of the grounds: 1 acre Number of interments: 5 … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #115: the Stanford Mausoleum

Stanford Family Mausoleum In the Stanford Arboretum, near the Arizona Garden Between Palm Drive and Quarry Road, north of Campus Drive Stanford University Palo Alto, California 94305 Telephone: (650) 723-7974 Built: 1889 Number of Interments: 3 Open: Only on Founder’s … Continue reading

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Alhambra Cemetery Tours 2013

Alhambra Cemetery in Martinez is opening for several tours this month. I’ve never been, but I’ve always wanted to go, so I’m really looking forward to finally getting a good look at the place. Here’s their announcement: The Alhambra Pioneer … Continue reading

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