Tag Archives: Black History Month

Cemetery of the Week #125: John Brown’s Grave

John Brown Farm State Historic Site 115 John Brown Road Lake Placid, New York 12946 Telephone: (518) 523-3900 Size: small Number of interments: 15? Open: The grounds are open year round, but the cottage and other buildings are only open … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #91: San Francisco National Cemetery

San Francisco National Cemetery 1 Lincoln Boulevard, Presidio of San Francisco San Francisco, California 94129 Telephone: (650) 589-7737 or 1646 Founded: 1846 First known burial: 1854 Size: 28.34 acres Number of interments: 30,000 Open: Daily from 6 a.m. to 6 … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #90: Braddocks Point Cemetery

Also known as Harbourtown Cemetery 1 Spinnaker Court at Lighthouse Lane, Sea Pines Plantation Harbour Town, South Carolina 29928 Founded: 1861 Size: 1 acre Number of interments: unknown. Some may lie under the adjacent golf course. Open: unknown. It lies … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #51: Angelus Rosedale Cemetery

Angelus Rosedale Cemetery 1831 West Washington Boulevard Los Angeles, California 90007 Telephone: (323) 734-3155 Email: info@angelusrosedalecemetery.com Founded: June 9, 1884 Size: 65 acres Number of interments: An estimated 100,000 Open: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily In 1884, when Los … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #50: Gravesite of Sojourner Truth

Oak Hill Cemetery 255 South Avenue Battle Creek, Michigan 49014 Telephone: (269) 964-7321 Email: bcoakhill@sbcglobal.net Founded: March 25, 1844 Size: 50 acres Number of Interments: Approximately 30,000 Open: Daily 8 a.m. to dusk. The office is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to … Continue reading

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