Amador County’s Historic Cemeteries were first started when the earliest settlers came into the Mother Lode at the time of the Gold Rush. Within these cemeteries are found members of the indigenous population, Americans, and immigrants from the Europe, Asia, and Latin America. They were the founders of our community, the backbone upon which the county was built.
The community of Jackson has given more than 150 years of care to the pioneer Jackson City Cemetery and those who rest there. The graves amongst the old trees that grace the original burial hill reflect the peace and reverence bestowed by civic
In 1854, the newly founded city of Jackson gave formal recognition to
the public graveyard along Church Street. The Catholics too, about this time, chose an adjacent area to the north for a cemetery, as did the Chinese to the south and the Jews to
the east. Next to come were the sculptors and artisans and the Marble and Granite Works to the west on Church Street.
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