Tag Archives: Mission Dolores

My Last Cemetery Lecture of the Season

This Saturday night, I’ll be using my collection of cemetery postcards to illustrate the changes to the oldest European-style cemetery in Northern California. My talk will be part of the fabled Litcrawl in San Francisco’s Mission District. I’ll be joined … Continue reading

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Hints at the Mission Graveyards

California Missions and Presidios: The History and Beauty of the Spanish Missions by Randy Leffingwell My rating: 3 of 5 stars I’ve been curious how many of the old Spanish missions still have their original graveyards. This book provided some … 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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Cemetery of the Week #13: Mission Dolores Cemetery

Cemetery of Misión San Francisco de Asis 3321 Sixteenth Street San Francisco, CA 94114 Telephone: (415) 621-8203 Established: 1776 Size: less than 1 acre Oldest marked grave: Don Luis Antonio Arguello, d. 1830 Approximate number of interments: 10,000, including 5,187 … Continue reading

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