Bay Area Cemetery Tours

Loren Rhoads:

Reblogged from Cemetery Travel because I want to spread the word about these tours. I’m really excited about being a part of this!

Originally posted on Cemetery Travel: Adventures in Graveyards Around the World:

Rose Hill Cemetery, 2001 Rose Hill Cemetery, 2001

I spent last year’s Nanowrimo working on a book about the historic cemeteries of the San Francisco Bay Area. I’ve visited a lot of them, but not nearly all, so I made myself a list of places I need to see. Ideally, I could find someone to give me a tour, show me the highlights, and ground my research for each one.

In early February, Annetta Black — mastermind of the Obscura Society in San Francisco — wrote to ask if I’d consider giving cemetery tours for the group.

I am qualified to lead cemetery wanders, but not tours. My knowledge of our local graveyards is broad, rather than deep. However, I would be thrilled to arrange tours for anyone interested in learning more about cemeteries — and now I am.

Rhoads_rose_hill_3This Sunday, March 23, the Obscura Society is touring one of my favorite local cemeteries:…

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About Loren Rhoads

The first book of my science fiction trilogy, The Dangerous Type, came out from Night Shade Books in July 2015, followed by Kill By Numbers in September and No More Heroes in November. I am also the author of the essay collection Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel, co-author of the novel As Above, So Below, and editor of The Haunted Mansion Project: Year Two. In addition to blogging at, I blog about my morbid life at
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