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Columbia in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Columbia Masonic Cemetery

 
 
Columbia Masonic Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 21, 2006
1. Columbia Masonic Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  This Masonic Cemetery has been in continuous use since 1853. Many Masons buried here were gold miners and soldiers. Wives and children of Masons are also interred here. Some are known only to God.
"Soft and safe to thee, my brother, by thy resting place”
 
Erected by Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of California.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
 
Location. 38° 2.327′ N, 120° 23.926′ W. Marker is in Columbia, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker can be reached from School House Street. Marker is located next to the Columbia Cemetery. Cemetery is located at the end of the road, on top of the hill. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia CA 95310, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To Honor the Chinese Pioneers (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Crist Kress (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbia School House (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbia Cemetery
Columbia Masonic Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 21, 2006
2. Columbia Masonic Cemetery Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); A Cosmopolitan Society (approx. 0.2 miles away); Claverie Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Prosper Rocher Brewery (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Burns Cottage (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Regarding Columbia Masonic Cemetery. Also see: Columbia Masonic Temple marker for additional information on the Masons of Columbia
 
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
 
Entrance to the Columbia Masonic Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 21, 2006
3. Entrance to the Columbia Masonic Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,200 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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