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13 Disturbing Cemeteries in Northern California That Will Give You Goosebumps

Are you the kind of person who wouldn’t be caught dead in a cemetery? (Sorry, I couldn’t help it.) Sure, there are a lot of people who find where the dead sleep a very disturbing place to be. Call my family crazy, but we love a good cemetery. What makes a cemetery good? Well, the mere fact that it’s been around for a while helps. Plus, there’s nothing more historical than reading the epitaphs on tombstones older than yourself. With the ability to Google names these days, it makes looking up some of the more prominent buried folks very interesting.

Northern California has quite a few cemeteries rich in history and stories from the past. Here are a few that might surprise you.

Whether you get spooked walking through the resting place of the dead or not, these cemeteries are definitely worth a walk-through. Share your favorite cemetery with us in the comments on Facebook.

Joanne Kraft
Joanne is a fourth-generation Northern Californian. She knows good sour dough bread when she tastes it and understands the best parts of the Golden State are nowhere near Los Angeles.