Tours & Events

Chinese-American Tour
April 9, 2022
Yee Fow - A Tour
The Chinese immigrants to California endured more discriminatory laws and taxes than any other ethnic group, but managed to maintain their community in the face of tremendous organized opposition, legal and otherwise.
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May 20, 2023
Capitol Connections

Whether elections leave you cheering or demanding a recount, the cemetery counts among its residents no fewer than three governors, as well as other city, state and federal government figures, and even (the son of) a founding father!

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June 3, 2023
Beers, Babes and Brawls!

Beer, Babes & Brawls is returning for the first time since 2012!
We’re pulling out all the stops with this one, with dancing girls, fisticuffs and stories about three of everyone's favorite topics - beer, babes & brawls. Ruhstaller’s Brewery will be providing beer and wine.

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June 17, 2023
Uppity Women

Well-behaved women (and otherwise) making history! From ladies of the evening, madams and saloonkeepers to suffrage advocates, businesswomen, and schoolteachers!

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August 12, 2023
Pioneer Families

From crossing the plains or the oceans, pioneer families had to civilize a wild land, and make everything they wanted by hand. Some did remarkably well for themselves even while suffering unbelievable hardship, while others did just the opposite

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August 26, 2023
Dr. Bob's Medical Bag

The “Medical Bag” tour of 19th century physicians is a salute to those who lived in a time when there were so many medical challenges, and the causes of diseases were not known. We will also explore childhood diseases and death, and the cholera epidemic of 1850.

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September 9, 2023
A Dozen Ways To Die

A Dozen Ways To Die, our annual plunge into the well of strange, wacky, wild and bizarre deaths.

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September 16, 2023
Did You Know?

So you think you know everything about the cemetery? This tour will fill you in on lots you didn’t know, from cemetery history, superintendents and stonemasons, to burial customs and headstone symbolism. Obscure facts about the cemetery from every angle.

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September 23, 2023

Sacramento once had a vibrant and powerful Union culture and a deep pride in labor. Some of our town’s big wigs were union supporters, while others…not so much. Find out why you’re not working a 10-hour work day, and discover unsung heroes of Labor who fought for rights we now take for granted.

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October 7, 2022
Murder Most Foul

These are the stories too dreadful to tell on most tours, the ones too extraordinary and far-fetched to be believed in a movie, the ones, solved or unsolved, that make your jaw drop and cause you to scratch your head. They are also fascinating and dramatic. MATURE CONTENT!

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November 4, 2022
Veteran's Day

Join us for a celebration of our local veterans, as we share the latest stories that we’ve uncovered, including true tales of infantrymen, buglers, nurses, married couples that both served, and Civil War vets, from both sides.

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