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Cemetery of the Week #135: Temple Emanu-El’s Home of Peace

Home of Peace (Navai Shalome) 1299 El Camino Real Colma, California 94014 Telephone: (650) 755-4700 Established: January 1, 1888 Size: 20 “graciously landscaped” acres at the foot of the San Bruno Mountains, according to the cemetery’s website. Number of interments: … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #116: Wyatt Earp’s gravesite

Hills of Eternity Memorial Park 1299 El Camino Real Colma, California 94014 Telephone: (650) 755-4700 Established: 1889 Size: 20 “graciously landscaped” acres at the foot of the San Bruno Mountains, according to the cemetery’s website. Number of interments: More than … Continue reading

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Traveling through Movies

I’m working hard to promote The Haunted Mansion Project: Year Two, a collection of ghost-hunting reports and short stories which I edited, with a series of interviews on my other blog. Unfortunately, that means that Cemetery Travel hasn’t been getting … Continue reading

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Colma, Before the Graveyards

Colma, CA by Michael Smookler My rating: 4 of 5 stars The only thing that keeps this book from getting 5 stars is that it isn’t longer. I have several books on the cemeteries of Colma, California, so it’s nice … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #85: the Gravesite of Emperor Norton

Woodlawn Memorial Park 1000 El Camino Real Colma, California 94014 Telephone: (650) 755-1727 Established: 1904 Size: 57 acres Number of interments: 90,000+ In early San Francisco, when many men arrived without family or friends, they joined fraternal organizations. Among the … Continue reading

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