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Histopolis Place-of-the-Day

Histopolis features a different cemetery, town, county or other place every day on the Place-of-The-Day.

Friday, November 12, 2010

The Histopolis Place-of-the-Day for Friday, November 12, 2010 is San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Merced County, California.

"The creation of San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery is the sixth in the state and 114th in the National Cemetery Administration.

"The Romero Ranch Company donated the land for the cemetery to the Department of Veterans Affairs on Feb. 3, 1989. Construction of the 105-acre first phase began July 15, 1990. The water-pumping station on the California Aqueduct, the last element of construction, was completed in May 1992. The first phase yielded about 15,000 gravesites and 8,000 in-ground cremation sites."

Source: Cemeteries - San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery - Burial & Memorials

The Histopolis Grave Index for San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery contains 33,164 entries with 12,673 unique surnames.

Explore San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery on Histopolis now. If you have a place that you would like to see featured as the Histopolis Place-of-the-Day, contact the webmaster to suggest it.

Note: The first Place-of-the-Day was in September 2010