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3,850 More Desecrated Graves Beneath Holy Cross School

Ventura County's
St. Mary's
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City Superintenent
of Parks writes,
"How to Desecrate a Cemetery,"

City Attorney says,
"The City has no power or control of the cemetery property...!"

City's Administrative Report
Action Date
June 25, 2005

Memorial Day Celebrations
2004 - 2005 ,
Maj. Gen. Wm. Vandever


Is a project to restore the desecrated cemeteries of the
historic town of San Buenaventura (now Ventura)
which include the: St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery (est. 1862),
Ventura (aka Protestant) Cemetery (est. 1889), and
Hebrew Cemetery (est. 1895)

Health & Safety Codes from the Cemetery & Funeral Bureau: Cemeteries must be fenced by LAW: 8129. The public cemeteries of cities, towns, or neighborhoods or of fraternal or beneficial associations or societies shall be inclosed and laid off into plots...

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Desecrated gravestones "stored alphabetically"
at Hall Canyon . . . 1964
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San Buenaventura #5
Photographer B. Isensee
(Small section of a larger 5 1/2” x 50” panoramic photo.
Hillside view looking South, March 09, 1927)

See higher resolution photos of the original cemetery

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery 1901 Plot Map
Presbyterian Cemetery 1938 Plot Map

Facebook Cemetery Park Film

Mayor Steps in Poop
Aug 23, 2010

Comments on
the Survey

An Open letter...
by Edson T. Strobridge

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