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Cemetery of the Week #174: Union Cemetery

Cemetery of the Week #174: Union CemeteryAddress: 227 East 28th Terrace, Kansas City, Missouri 64108Phone: (816) 472-4990Founded: 1857Size: 27 acresNumber interred: 55,000Open: 7 am to 5 pm daily. Atop a hill overlooking the city lie the founders of Kansas City, … Continue reading

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Union Cemetery Companion

Union Cemetery, Redwood City, California: The People, Their Lives, Their Communities by John G. Edmonds My rating: 3 of 5 stars I bought this book after I’d taken a tour of the Union Cemetery in Redwood City. Because of that, … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #143: Union Cemetery

Union Cemetery 316 Woodside Road Redwood City, California 94061 Established: 1859 Size: 6 acres remain Number of interments: 2500 or so Open: dawn to dusk After the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo ceded California to the United States, California was proclaimed a … Continue reading

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Upcoming tour of Union Cemetery

In 1850, sailors discovered that Redwood Creek emptied into the San Francisco Bay in a natural deep-water channel. Within a year, men began to log the redwood trees of the Santa Cruz Mountains. A village originally called Redwood Landing took … Continue reading

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