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Ferndale Historic Cemetery

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Address: Eugene Street & Bluff Street, Ferndale, CA
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A nice walk

This is an unusual cemetery dating back to pioneer days. It is located on a tall hill overlooking the beautiful Victorian era town of Ferndale. From the top you can see all the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an unusual cemetery dating back to pioneer days. It is located on a tall hill overlooking the beautiful Victorian era town of Ferndale. From the top you can see all the way to the ocean.

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Thank Bruce F
Paradise, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice walk up to the top of the hill. The reward: you can see all the way to the ocean! Lots of history there too.

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Thank Jody J
Whitehorse, Canada
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Just take a walk and enjoy this lovely spot.Right at the end of Main Street. Keep going and enjoy the hotel etc

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Ashland, Oregon
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

A small drizzle through a large part of Ferndale history. Hilly, however looking at its beauty from flat land is worth the stop.

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Thank Katie G
Petaluma, California
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on the Ferndale cemetery while in town on a rainy day. This is such a cool place with tons of history. If you like old cemeteries, you need to stop here.

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Thank DroolieK
Corte Madera, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The cemetery is located just up the fill from the main street. Located on a hill that give you a great view of the town and surrounding valley. There a huge range of dates when the people were laid to rest.

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Thank George L
McKinleyville, California
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Any visitor you take to Ferndale should also be taken by the cemetery. It's beautiful and very unusual and everyone I have take to see it has loved it.

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Really well-cared for and a gentle place to wander quietly. Parking is okay in the streets nearby and from the top of the cemetery you can get a nice elevated view over the township.

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Eureka, California
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Very moving, touching and a different way to get familiar with the culture of Ferndale. If you are ever close, you need to visit.

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Thank Alanbelle
Fillmore, California
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

We enjoyed wandering around the cemetery. It is on a hill so you can get your work out in at the same time. Some very old graves. Some told of what country the person originated from. We only noticed a few recent grave sites. Not sure if they are still using this cemetery anymore.

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