Trolley Tour of Cypress Lawn Cemetery

CityHalf Moon Bay
CountySan Mateo (CA1197)
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Half Moon Bay
San Mateo (CA1197)
Tel 2019-09-11
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Trolley Tour of Cypress Lawn Cemetery

  Trolley Tour of Cypress Lawn Cemetery Wednesday, September 11, 2019, 11:10 AM - 2:15 PM    (MEET at The Colma BART stop before 11:15 AM 365 D St, Colma, CA 94014)   This is a Members only Docent-led, CGS coordinated Trolley Tour.  CGS Coosdinators: Maureen Hanlon  coordinator - Jane Lindsey   Join CGS members on Wednesday September 11th for a docent-led Trolley Tour of Cypress Lawn Cemetery in Colma. Cypress Lawn founded in 1892.  With hundreds of acres of California coastline and a history dating back to the 19th century, the historic grounds are home to arboretums, century-old chapels, lakes, fountains, gardens, and the final resting place of many notable Californians including the graves that were moved from Laurel Hill Cemetery in San Francisco.     Attendees will plan to take BART to Colma stop.

The trolley will meet us there. Please arrive at Colma no later than on the 11:19 BART. A place will be provided for us to have our bag lunches with a chance to socialize.    The tour will begin at 12:15.  Our docent will not only talk about the cemetery but also their database to search for burial records.  We have indicated we are genealogists and they will gear the tour towards that.  Some snacks will be available on the tours.   The tour will last 1 1/2 – 2 hours. After the tour, we will be driven back to BART.      If you plan to drive please make your own arrangements. The phone at the Memorial Park is  (650) 667-7404). The address is: 1370 El Camino Real, Col;ma, CA 94014.   The website for directions and more:   ** This is a mini-fundraiser for CGS. We ask that if you sign up and you cannot attend that you notify Maureen no later than Sunday September 8thso that members on the waiting list can make plans to attend.
      REGISTRATION INFORMATION Pre-registration is required.  This is a CGS members only event, enjoy free admission. Register early to confirm your place.  If something comes up and you will not be able to attend please let us know at: Cancel My Attendance  .

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