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Address: Church Street and Cemetery Lane, Jackson, CA

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Older cemetery

This is an older cemetery in downtown Jackson that is unique for its really old Graves and headstones. This could be a very pretty cemetery but it is not kept up very well but is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jackson, California
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Jackson, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is an older cemetery in downtown Jackson that is unique for its really old Graves and headstones. This could be a very pretty cemetery but it is not kept up very well but is still worth it to see.

Thank jacksonfoodie2016
Roseville, California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy going to pioneer cemeteries and Amador County has a lot of them. We only had time to go to one and it was St. Sava Serbian cemetery and church. You can see the steeple from Hwy 49/88. We pulled into the parking lot across the street and just by luck two men were standing there and ask if... More 

Thank GoldenAgeGrandma
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Very peaceful place to get stabbed by some of the mother loads finest local druggies and homeless. It used to very nice place but the city does not take care of it and deter criminal activity and illegal camping. Once you look past the danger and litter aspect its a nice place.

Thank NavyVet16
Northern California
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

This was an unexpected tour on a lovely warm day. The cemetery is not too far from the downtown area. There is so much history in Amador County it's worth the walk around the beautiful tombstones and memorabilia. Suggest you wear good walking shoes while strolling about the grounds.

Thank happy4travel
Stockton, California
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Situated on a hill just above the Gold Rush town of Jackson, it is easy to imagine an era gone by. Reading the headstones, one can recreate an image of the families that have lived here over generations and guess their heritage from their last names. The head frames of two nearby old gold mines and the Kennedy tailing wheels... More 

Thank JRonaldT
Turlock, California
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Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

It was on a hill and the drive thru is a little rough. But it is worth seeing. There is so much history. You don't very often get to see such beautiful and elaborate tombstones any more.

Thank Tcard2013
Jackson, California
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Reviewed 20 October 2014

I was impressed with the age and the generational family plots and tombs,Unfortunately, time and weather has taken a toll on many of the stones. Still, it is a historical record of many of the pioneer families of the area. Just 2-3 blocks from downtown, it is a worthwhile stop.

Thank PoolmanTom
Fiddletown, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2014

Interest taste of jackson's history in the two-three cemeteries that run together. I enjoy walking the area and reading epitaphs. Worth visiting. Not a lot of trees, so bring a hat or go during the spring or fall.

1 Thank scvrose
Bonney Lake, Washington
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Reviewed 5 June 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.

Thank Darrell S
Upland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 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.

1 Thank Edie S

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