Histopolis features a different cemetery, town, county or other place every
day on the Place-of-The-Day.
Sunday, January 16, 2011
The Histopolis Place-of-the-Day for Sunday, January 16, 2011 is Bakersfield National Cemetery in Kern County, California.
"The new 500-acre national cemetery near Bakersfield, California will serve veterans’ needs well into the next century. It is located about 25 miles east of SR 99 near Arvin along SR 223 in Kern County.
"In October 2007, VA awarded a design contract to Huitt-Zollars, Inc., of Irvine, California. By the fall of 2009, VA will develop a 20-acre early burial area with temporary facilities (Phase 1A) followed by the second construction stage of the project (Phase 1B). When completed, the 50-acre Phase 1 development will provide approximately 4,800 full-casket gravesites, 4,000 pre-placed crypts, 4,000 in-ground cremation sites and 3,000 columbarium niches. Phase 1 consists of approximately 50 acres including roadways, an entrance area, an administration and public information center, a maintenance complex, a flag assembly area, a memorial walkway, a committal service shelter, as well as interment areas. Other infrastructure improvements will include grading, drainage, fencing, landscaping, irrigation system, and utilities."
Source: Cemeteries - Bakersfield National Cemetery - Burial and Memorial Benefits
The Histopolis Grave Index for Bakersfield National Cemetery contains 1,354 entries with 973 unique surnames.
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|1||Hampton VA National Cemetery, Hampton, Hampton City, Virginia|
|2||Sarasota VA National Cemetery, Sarasota County, Florida|
|3||New Bern National Cemetery, Township 8, Craven County, North Carolina|
|4||Georgia National Cemetery, Cherokee County, Georgia|
|5||Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, Chemung County, New York|
|6||Richmond National Cemetery, Henrico County, Virginia|
|7||Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield, Springfield Township, Greene County, Missouri|
|8||Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly Township, Oakland County, Michigan|
|9||Fort Sill National Cemetery, Comanche County, Oklahoma|
|10||Seven Pines National Cemetery, Henrico County, Virginia|
|11||National Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania|
|12||National Cemetery, Hot Springs, Fall River County, South Dakota|
|13||Keokuk National Cemetery, Keokuk, Lee County, Iowa|
|14||Mountain Home National Cemetery, Johnson City, Washington County, Tennessee|
|15||Fort Richardson National Cemetery, Anchorage, Anchorage Municipality, Alaska|
|16||Bakersfield National Cemetery, Kern County, California|
|17||Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Saratoga County, New York|
|18||Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Upper Township, Sebastian County, Arkansas|
|19||Soldiers' Lot, Mound Cemetery, Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin|
|20||San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco, San Francisco County, California|
|21||Nashville National Cemetery, Davidson County, Tennessee|
|22||Government Lots, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia|
|23||Annapolis National Cemetery, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland|
|24||Fort Lyon National Cemetery, Bent County, Colorado|
|25||Nachez National Cemetery, Supervisor District 4, Adams County, Mississippi|
|26||Massachusetts National Cemetery, Barnstable County, Massachusetts|
|27||Lexington National Cemetery, Lexington-Fayette, Fayette County, Kentucky|
|28||Camp Butler National Cemetery, Clear Lake Township, Sangamon County, Illinois|
|29||Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Jackson Township, Will County, Illinois|
|30||National Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee|
|31||Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Upper Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania|
Note: The first Place-of-the-Day was in September 2010