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San Miguel in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Mission Cemetery

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, March 21, 2013
1. Mission Cemetery Marker
Inscription. The first burial of a Christian Indian took place in this mission cemetery on March 17, 1798, as appears from the records still preserved at the mission. In the following years over two thousand Indians were laid to rest here and in adjoining plots.
 
Location. 35° 44.711′ N, 120° 41.832′ W. Marker is in San Miguel, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker can be reached from Mission Street near San Luis Obispo Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 775 Mission Street, San Miguel CA 93451, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lt. Col. John C. Fremont (within shouting distance of this marker); Mission Fields (within shouting distance of this marker); Cross of El Camino Real (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mission San Miguel Arcangel (about 700 feet away); Fr. Fidelis Wieland, O.F.M (approx. mile away); Elkhorn Saloon (approx. 0.4 miles away); Original Site Of San Miguel School (approx. 0.4 miles away); San Miguel Cemetery District (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel.
 
More about this marker. This marker is in the mission cemetery, to the right of the mission chapel.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNative Americans
 
Mission Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 21, 2013
2. Mission Cemetery Marker
San Miguel Mission Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 21, 2013
3. San Miguel Mission Cemetery
San Miguel Mission Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 21, 2013
4. San Miguel Mission Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 22, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on May 2, 2013. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 22, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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