Tag Archives: San Francisco National Cemetery

Cemetery of the Week #91: San Francisco National Cemetery

San Francisco National Cemetery 1 Lincoln Boulevard, Presidio of San Francisco San Francisco, California 94129 Telephone: (650) 589-7737 or 1646 Founded: 1846 First known burial: 1854 Size: 28.34 acres Number of interments: 30,000 Open: Daily from 6 a.m. to 6 … 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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Weekly Photo Challenge: Lines

Today is the 105th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. It’s a good day to celebrate the beauty of the city that I love. This was taken last November in the San Francisco National Cemetery. I’d been sick for … Continue reading

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Cemetery lecture this weekend

Local historian Michael Svanevik will talk about the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio (now a National Park) on Sunday, March 20 at 2 pm. The lecture is called “Burial on a Federal Reservation: San Francisco National Cemetery in … Continue reading

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