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Evergreen Cemetery Work Day

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Friday, August 30, 2019,
9:30am - 12pm

261 Evergreen Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

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Drop-in and volunteer to help preserve Evergreen Cemetery.

Join a team of amazing volunteers who help maintain one of the oldest public cemeteries in California. Evergreen Cemetery dates back to the 1850s. It is the final resting place for Civil War Veterans, artists, Chinese immigrants, gold prospectors, and hundreds of Santa Cruz residents from the 1800s.

Swing by to help with basic gardening like pulling weeds and clearing walkways, all while discovering Santa Cruz County History. Explore the grounds. Meet other local history buffs. Discover more about the people who made Santa Cruz what it is today.

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Evergreen Cemetery

History is more than just a story in a book. Many of the adventurous people who arrived in the 1800s and helped change Santa Cruz into a growing modern city are found at Evergreen Cemetery.

Evergreen Cemetery speaks volumes about the people and history of Santa Cruz County. Check out the ways you can conduct research to find relatives, learn more about local history, and share your knowledge.

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