Odd Fellows Cemetery, San Francisco: 1865
San Francisco’s Odd Fellows Cemetery was unique in its time. This picture, likely taken from the top of the recently completed Columbarium in 1897, shows the cemetery spread out towards the summit of Lone Mountain.

Odd Fellows Cemetery, San Francisco: 1865

Originally located in the undeveloped ‘Outside Lands’, in what is now referred to as the ‘Inner Richmond’ District of San Francisco, ‘Odd Fellows Cemetery, San Francisco’ was moved to Colma and is now under a commercial farming operation. Where's the respect?

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Odd Fellows Cemetery, San Francisco: Removal
Workers commence removal of ‘Odd Fellows’ remains. Note fence constructed to keep work from easy view. All of the headstones shown here, would have been discarded as no one had claimed them.

Odd Fellows Cemetery, San Francisco: Removal

The Removal to Greenlawn Cemetery in Colma The removal process was anything but straight forward, organized, or professional. That’s not to say there were not good intentions, but frankly no…

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Odd Fellows Cemetery, A Colma Disgrace
Present day aerial view of the Greenlawn Cemetery in Colma, CA. with a grid map of the ‘Odd Fellows Section’ laid over the commercial ‘cut flower’ nursery operating in agreement with Greenlawn ownership.

Odd Fellows Cemetery, A Colma Disgrace

26,000 Souls Interred Here Are Disgraced/Dishonored Now known as the ‘Odd Fellows Section’ at Greenlawn, for the last 86 years these 26,000 souls lie interred in a mass grave.  We…

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