Pioneer Cemetery

Pioneer Cemetery (HM1K5U)

Location: Julian, CA 92036 San Diego County
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N 33° 4.782', W 116° 36.243'

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For over 50 years grave sites on this hill were inaccessible to wagons. Coffins were carried from the wagon to the grave up this walk which bears due west along the 3rd standard parallel south. In 1896 Mary Clough died during a storm. It took sixteen men to drag a sled bearing her casket from the church up this walk through 3ft. of snow to her grave. Carrying coffins up this walk was discontinued about 1924 when vehicle access to the cemetery from "A" St. was completed. The walk became a public access easement, 1991.
HM NumberHM1K5U
Placed ByJulian Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, April 24th, 2015 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 536954 N 3660192
Decimal Degrees33.07970000, -116.60405000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 4.782', W 116° 36.243'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 4' 46.92" N, 116° 36' 14.58" W
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Area Code(s)760
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2656 Farmer Rd, Julian CA 92036, US
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