Tag Archives: Sacramento City Cemetery

Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

This week’s photo challenge is to show two things side by side that comment on each other.  I like the juxtaposition of the broken rosebud on the gravestone beside the lovely pink rosebush behind it. Broken buds like this one … Continue reading

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2012 Northern California Autumn Cemetery Tours & Events

Many cemeteries host tours or fundraisers in the autumn to increase awareness and raise funds for the upkeep of these fragile community treasures. I hope this list inspires you to check around your own area to see what’s being offered. … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at the Old City Cemetery

M. Parfitt is an artist, writer, collector of exquisitely awful junk, keeper of hair, saver of broken dishes, and hoarder of yellowed newspaper clippings. You may find her wandering down a deserted alley, traipsing through an old cemetery, or peering … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #66: Sacramento City Cemetery

a.k.a. Old City Cemetery 1000 Broadway Sacramento, California 95818 Telephone: (916) 448-0811 Founded: December 1849 Size: 44 acres Number of interments: more than 25,000 Open: Summer hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday. Due … Continue reading

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