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Underground Echoes: In our outdoor museum, past lives matter

| May 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

By JOSEPH & JUDIE PALMER Special to the Gazette There is something very serene and introspective about working in the Alhambra Pioneer Cemetery, both as the oldest known cemetery in Contra Costa County and as a wonderful outdoor museum. For one thing, the residents are very quiet. The other reasons include the beautiful views of […]

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New nonprofit formed to help preserve Alhambra Pioneer Cemetery

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A new nonprofit organization has been formed to provide support to the preservation of Alhambra Pioneer Cemetery, which is considered the oldest formal burial site in Contra Costa County, Joseph Palmer has announced. Palmer is president of the Martinez Cemetery Preservation Alliance (MCPA) which he said would be seeking donations of both […]

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