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Important part of our history

We spent a couple of hours at this well maintained cemetery. We walked among the graves while at... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Jim K
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Love, love, love this beautiful cemetary

It was a nice day so a friend and I decided to take a stroll through the Old City Cemetary... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2018
Karen T
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours at this well maintained cemetery. We walked among the graves while at the same time saw the well maintained flowers, trees and shrubs. There is a great amount of history at the City Cemetery. Parking is very limited at...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

It was a nice day so a friend and I decided to take a stroll through the Old City Cemetary. Everyone I come here I am amazed by the beauty. The volunteers have done a great job with the beautiful plants throughout the cemetary. Wear...More

1  Thank Karen T
Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

Every now and then I take a walk (or a bike ride) through the historic City Cemetery on Broadway. You can plainly see that it was the high ground, the first hill South of downtown and therefore the only ground above water when the Sacramento...More

Thank peter s
Reviewed November 10, 2017

After living here 35 years, I visited this cemetery for the first time, today. It was astounding! People are buried here from the Civil War and the Gold Rush eras. You can recognize famous California historical names. The grave stones are historic and poignant. The...More

1  Thank Helen A
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Sad, but historic. I have visited several times. The tranquility has made me realize that we will leave one day and the acceptance of that fact is crucial

Thank Linda H
Reviewed July 4, 2017

A trip to any cemetery can be educational. For the Old City Cemetery it is very much so. The age of the those buried gives a sense of OLD Sacramento. Living in 2017 to see many 1800 graves give a sense of the past. The...More

Thank tmeebg
Reviewed May 24, 2017

You can spend a good hour here just strolling through the premises reading the tombstones. There's something really alluring about this place, with the beautiful, vibrant, lively foliage that coexists amongst the dead. Even weirder when you think about it's location: across from Target! Parking...More

Thank Brenda327
Reviewed March 31, 2017

This cemetery is historical in a sense because many of the famous people in history were buried here. There is even a guard that watches the place. The land is considered to be the highest point in the city and it was used for evacuation...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed March 30, 2017

This is a very large, historic cemetery. Beautiful grounds with lots of flowering plants. At the entrance pick up a map for a self guided tour.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Not only are there so many founders of the Sacramento Region buried here - the "old" roses that grow throughout the cemetery are a treat to behold

Thank dkzarka
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