Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, May 2015 – by Dirk Siedlecki

Thank You Volunteers—A big thank you and much appreciation goes out to the 30-plus volunteers who turned-out on Saturday, March 14, for our first of three yearly Community Clean-up Days of the Cemetery grounds. It […]

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, April 2015 – by Dirk Siedlecki

Cemetery Marker Cleaning and Workshops Resume on April 18, 2015—Join us for a fun and worthwhile volunteer project helping clean grave markers in our Pioneer Cemetery. This will be our third year offering these workshops […]

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, March 2015 – by Dirk Siedlecki

Cemetery Clean-Up Day is Saturday, March 14, 9:00am-Noon—Be sure to mark your calendars and join us, the Jacksonville Boosters and other community organizations for a few hours of work cleaning-up the cemetery grounds. Bring gloves […]

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, February 2015 – by Dirk Siedlecki

Our Volunteer Efforts are Noticed and Appreciated—Thanks to all of our wonderful and dedicated volunteers, 2014 was another very busy and productive year for the Friends of Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery. We received a number of […]

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, Dec 2014/Jan 2015 – by Dirk Siedlecki

As we enter the winter months, our outdoor activities and work slows down, although we continue to clean-up the cemetery grounds, pick-up downed limbs and branches and clean-up debris to keep the cemetery neat and […]

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, November 2014 – by Dirk Siedlecki

Thank you to all the volunteers who joined us for our fall clean-up day of the cemetery grounds on Saturday, October 4. I’d especially like to thank Steve Casaleggio and Linda Kestner who hauled-away 65 […]

Meet the Pioneers Returns to the “Silent City on the Hill”

Mark your calendars for the return of this very popular and crowd-pleasing Jacksonville event, Meet the Pioneers on October 10 & 11, 4:00-7:30pm. This will be our 9th-annual presentation which has played to sell-out crowds […]

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, October 2014 – by Dirk Siedlecki

Tree Removal—In late August and early September, several people commented about trees that had been cut-down within the cemetery grounds. To explain, there were a number of dead madrone trees and a couple of diseased […]

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, September 2014 – by Dirk Siedlecki

WITH OUR APPRECIATION—Thank you and much appreciation to all of you who were able to join us on Monday, July 28 for our Day of Remembrance marking the 100th-anniversary of the beginning of the First […]

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, August 2014 – by Dirk Siedlecki

First-ever Book on Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery Just Published—I am very pleased to announce that the first book ever written and published about Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery, Silent City on the Hill, is now available thanks to […]