The time has come to gather all the San Francisco cemetery pieces spread across Cemetery Travel into one place. These posts served as research for the Laurel Hill Cemetery speech I gave at the Swedish American Hall last night. If you’re visiting Cemetery Travel from last night’s Memento Mori event, welcome.
This list of links does not yet tell the complete story of San Francisco’s eviction of its dead. I’m very close to finishing a new book with the working title of The Pioneer Cemeteries of the San Francisco Bay Area, which will go into much more detail — and have more pictures. My search for a publisher will begin shortly. Stay tuned!
A selection of the graveyards of San Francisco:
Former Laurel Hill Cemetery site:
Former Russian Hill cemetery site:
Former Marine Hospital Cemetery memorial:
Neptune Society Columbarium at the former Odd Fellows Cemetery:
Thomas Starr King’s grave:
San Francisco National Cemetery:
Where San Franciscans were moved to in Colma:
Cypress Lawn Memorial Park:
Woodlawn Memorial Park:
Olivet Memorial Park: