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Tour of Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland

Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Mountain View Cemetery
5000 Piedmont Ave
Oakland, CA  94611

(510) 658-2588
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Educational-Cultural Event
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When: Wednesday, October 6, 2021, 10 am - 12 noon

Where:  Mountain View Cemetery, 5000 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA 94611

Open to: Ashby Village members and volunteers

Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible: all routes are paved, but people with mobility issues might have problems with the up and down terrain.

Tour of Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland


Designed by noted landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted (whose other credits include New York's Central Park), Mountain View Cemetery's acreage offers spectacular vistas of the San Francisco Bay's surrounding areas. The cemetery is an impressive repository of local and state history. We'll visit Julia Morgan, Ghirardelli, Chabot, Samuel Merritt, Henry Kaiser, among others important to Oakland's history.

This tour is limited to 10 people. You need to sign up in advance.

Ruby Long, a member and volunteer at Ashby Village, has been a docent at the cemetery for a number of years and is leading the tour.

We will meet in front of the administrative office of Mountain View Cemetery.

Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a hat, water and sunscreen.