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Jackson Pioneer Cemetery

Church Street and Cemetery Lane, Jackson, CA
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Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Jackson
Type: Cemeteries
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Bonney Lake, Washington
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The Jackson Pioneer Cemetery was very interesting in that there was a lot of history that went back to the early gold mining days of the early 1920's. No grass or nice green lawns, but very interesting.

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Upland, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Walking through this cemetery and reading the headstones is a true experience. There is a history lesson here on immigration to this area due to the Gold Rush. You come away with a better appreciation of what the immigrants went through as they came here seeking a better life and for many seeking their fortune.

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San Ramon, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Walking through the cemetary was a history lesson in itself. Fascinating to see the ages and dates on the tombstones.

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Jackson, California, United States
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72 reviews 72 reviews
27 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Just a few minutes from home, the Jackson Pioneer Cemetery dates to the beginnings of Jackson in the mid 1800s. Look around and see the pioneers of Jackson who have streets named after them. Within the grounds is the pioneer Jewish cemetery for the once thriving community who also erected one of the first Synagogs west of the Mississippi. It... More

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Lotus, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

interesting headstones. If you can do head stone rubs with charcoal on paper, it's kinda fun.

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Hawaii
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Great gold rush history, nicely preserved. Area is great

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Oregon Coast
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752 reviews 752 reviews
266 attraction reviews
1,978 helpful votes 1,978 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2011

The Jackson Pioneer Cemetery is a worthwhile stop for anyone interested in old cemeteries. It is large, but most of the older graves are clustered in one general area, so it’s easy to walk around and look at them. The cemetery is well kept up and tidy. It’s located not far from old downtown Jackson, and whilst there are trees,... More

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