The grave mysteries of Calico’s historic cemetery

Calico, California’s official State Silver Rush Ghost Town, is a popular tourist attraction located in the Calico Mountains of Southern California’s Mojave Desert. This once prominent silver mining town, became a metaphoric graveyard by the early 20th century as it was… Read More

Matthew Kilgore Cemetery: The once forgotten history of Rancho Cordova

Throughout California, there have been hundreds of cemeteries lost or forgotten. In some extreme cases, cemeteries have been paved over, buried under housing and business developments or even tossed into the sea.  It’s a sad reality that some people and businesses don’t care about the… Read More

Top 10 haunted cemeteries in California

Cemeteries are meant to be the final resting place for our dearly departed. A place for peace and serenity. Unfortunately, with some historic cemeteries, it seems that stories of restless spirits and displaced, disembodied souls seem all too eager to connect… Read More

Mare Island Naval Cemetery: remembering the soldiers who served this country

The Mare Island Naval Cemetery is a National Historic Landmark and probably the most charming little cemetery in all of California. Positioned on a hillside in the southern region of Mare Island, this two-and-a-half acre cemetery is surrounded by a white… Read More