Category: San Francisco Cemeteries

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Antecedents to San Francisco’s Dolores Park

In early August 1859, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approves the establishment of a Jewish Cemetery in the Mission District–the location is not yet determined. Congregations Emanu-El and Sherith Israel relocate their smallĀ Spring Valley Jewish cemetery to the recently surveyed and plattedĀ Mission lands. The old Spring Valley cemetery, located at the corner of today’s Gough and Vallejo streets, was…

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