Lawn is a national recognized garden cemetery and arboretum that has
been part of the San Francisco Bay area's cultural heritage since its
founding in 1892. It is a living museum of magnificent funerary art,
architecture and horticulture. A place full of the life stories of men and women whose vision and dreams have shaped California.
Cypress Lawn Heritage Foundation exits to provide educational and
cultural programs to the community as well as to help fund the
preservation and restoration of our historical grounds.
Price: A $25 donation to the Cypress Lawn Heritage Foundation for which you receive a Partner Membership. Please go to the Heritage Foundation website under Support Cypress Lawn to see membership reward details.
The fee is required before a request can be filled. Each additional request made at the same time (up to 3) will be done for a discounted $15 donation per name. FOR ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CALL 650.755.0580
Genealogy requests may also be submitted in written form via postal mail, email, fax, telephone, and in person. Mail to Genealogy at Cypress Lawn, 1370 El Camino Real, Coma, Ca 94014; e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; fax (650) 755-5610 or phone 650.755-0580.
Price: $25 contribution to the Cypress Lawn Heritage Foundation for which you receive a Partner Membership. Please go to the Heritage Foundation website under Support Cypress Lawn for membership reward details.
CYPRESS LAWN WILL CONTACT YOU FOR LOCATION INFORMATION. If necesarry, we will assist in finding locations. Any questions please call us at 650.755.0580
Price: $35 contribution to the Cypress Lawn Heritage Foundation for which you receive a Partner Membership. Please go to the Heritage Foundation website under Support Cypress Lawn for membership reward details.
CYPRESS LAWN WILL CONTACT YOU FOR LOCATION INFORMATION. If necessarry, we will assist in finding locations. Any questions please call us at 650.755.0580
A private tour of Cypress Lawn for you and up to 30 guests at the time of your choice on any subject you choose, followed by refreshments and a question & answer session. Led personally by Terry Hamburg, Director of the Heritage Foundation and docent at Cypress Lawn for twelve years.
Price: $250 contribution to the Cypress Lawn Heritage Foundation. This entitles you to Supporter Membership with special rewards. Please go to the Heritage Foundation website under Support Cypress Lawn for membership details.
For inquiries and details please call 650.550.8812
An in-home appraisal of your antiques and collectibles. You will be visited by Terry Hamburg, a former antiques dealer for thirty years, who conducts the Antiques Appraisal Days at Cypress Lawn. You may also organize an Antiques Roadshow event and invite your friends.
For inquiries and details please call 650.550.8812
Clothbound: 160 pages, 9.25" x 12.25". A perceptively written and elegantly designed pictorial history of one of California's most enduring landmarks. This coffee table book features more than 400 photographs including portraits of legendary California figures and a visual demographic history of the Bay Area.
Paperbound: 125 pages, 6.5" x 9.25". A history of Cypress Lawn includes over 300 biographies of notables buried there.
Paperbound: 127 pages, 6.5" x 9.25". The story of how a farming community gradually became a necropolis as the dead were "evicted" from San Francisco cemeteries at the turn of the 20th century. The book of old photographs depicts Colma's evolution from farming town to a city of the dead.
Paperbound: 196 pages, 6" x 9". A book about the "greatest aviator of all time" who always gave his audiences a "show they'll never forget," whose aerial acrobatic feats inspired Charles Lindbergh and the ace pilots of two World Wars.
Paperbound: 128 pages, 6.5" x 9.25". A visual account of early life in San Francisco, the book showcases vintage postcards and images from the author's personal collection along with photographs from the San Francisco Archives.
Paperbound: 188 pages, 8.5" x 11". The book chronicles the important and interesting events of San Francisco's colorful past from the discovery of Alta California to the year 2002. Written in the present tense, the book is intended to offer some sort of immediacy. A must-read for San Francisco history buffs.
Paperbound: 198 pages, 8.5" x 11". A myriad collection of interesting and historical information on San Mateo County from the late eighteenth century to early 2006.
Paperbound: 128 pages, 6.5" x 9.25". A visual history of the City of San Mateo focusing more on the ordinary men and women who lived and worked there rather than featuring the lives of the rich land barons whose vast estates comprised most of the area that is now part of the City of San Mateo.
Paperbound: 128 pages, 6.5" x 9.25". A pictorial homage to the City of South San Francisco featuring photographs of events, people and activities from the late 19th century to the present as compiled by members of the South San Francisco Historical Society.
Clothbound: 288 pages, 4.74" x 9.25". A resource book for cemetery enthusiasts to better understand the symbolisms and iconography found on headstones, monuments and markers. "A beautiful and unique gift for people who like to visit cemeteries, search out ancestors, bone up on history, or dig skeletons out of the closet."
Paperbound: 146 pages, 5.75" x 8.75". The book presents the history of the only necropolis in the United States and features the cemeteries built in the town of Colma and some of their famous and infamous residents and outstanding monuments and works of art.
Paperbound: 256 pages, 4.75" x 9.25". In fascinating stories and images, Douglas discusses cemetery symbols, funerary architecture and secret societies and clubs and provides GPS coordinates to most gravesites of famous people and the cemeteries where they are interred.Forever LA: A Field Guide to Los Angeles Area Cemeteries & Their Residents
People, places and events in the city of Colma are featured in this documentary history of the world famous necropolis nine miles south of San Francisco, home to 17 cemeteries. It recently won a Telly Award, which honors the very best film & video productions and ground breaking online video content.