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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 #95: Dodge City’s Boot Hill

Boot Hill Cemetery 500 W Wyatt Earp Boulevard Dodge City, Kansas 67801 Telephone:(620) 227-8188 In use: 1872-1879 Number of interments: none any longer Boot Hill Museum Winter Hours: Labor Day – Memorial Day, Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #94: Tombstone’s Boot Hill

Boot Hill Cemetery 408 N. Hwy 80 Tombstone, Arizona 85638 Information telephone: 520-457-3300 Founded: 1878 Number of interments: approximately 250 Open: 7:30 a.m. – dusk Admission: free Boot Hill is an American term for a burial ground in the western … Continue reading

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An introduction to graveyards in the West

Pioneer Cemeteries: Sculpture Gardens of the Old West by Annette Stott My rating: 2 of 5 stars It’s rare for me to give a cemetery book such a low rating, but it’s rare for a cemetery book to contain so … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #64: Coloma Pioneer Cemetery

Coloma Pioneer Cemetery Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park 310 Back Street, Coloma, California 95613 Telephone: (530) 622-3470 Founded: 1848 Number of interments: over 600 known burials in 400-500 graves Open: Tuesday – Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., … Continue reading

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