From what in 1852 was originally a military reserve, eight acres of its original 1,000 were designated as a burial site...
moreFrom what in 1852 was originally a military reserve, eight acres of its original 1,000 were designated as a burial site in 1934. Row upon row of white crosses mark where 65,000 people are now interred. Many of those buried here predated California's statehood. Most impressive is the Bennington Monument, a 75 ft. obelisk commemorating the 66 crew members who died in an explosion in 1905 aboard the USS Bennington. It is a sobering experience, but one well worth the sorrow. Learn more about California's history when you pay a visit here.less
This is a tribute to our veterans and families. Thank you for keeping up the beautiful site. Cabrillo Monument was so close to also visit.more
The ground are immaculate. The views are stunning. You can see the bay and the ocean. You might get teary eyed knowing how many people died in service to our country...of course many lived to a ripe...more