Johannesburg in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Rand District Community Cemetery
Established December 1896 with the burial of William Davis, who was shot and killed in a gambling dispute in Randsburg.
The Cemetery is the final resting place of many pioneers of the District whose headstones and the location of their graves have been lost to the ravages of time.
The names of some of those Pioneers are recorded on this monument.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1896.
Location. 35° 22.068′ N, 117° 38.403′ W. Marker is in Johannesburg, California, in Kern County. Marker is at the intersection of Mountain Wells Avenue and Ophir Street, on the left when traveling west on Mountain Wells Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johannesburg CA 93528, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The King Solomon Mine (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Commercial Hotel (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rand Mining District (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Joint (approx. 0.9 miles away); Randsburg Drug StoreWhitehouse Saloon (approx. 0.9 miles away); D.T. Jones - Dry Goods (approx. 0.9 miles away); Randsburg, California (approx. 0.9 miles away).
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. — Burro Schmidt Tunnel.
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