Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History

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The Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History manages Evergreen Cemetery for the benefit of the public. The museum has a historical archive available. Email or call to schedule an appointment:

The Museum of Art & History at the McPherson Center
705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Information on Evergreen..

1. A map of the plot locations is available here:
and for the extension:

2. Google Group - We have a group that will serve as an email list. You are always free to join the group, or recommend it to relatives.!forum/evergreen-descendants

3. Facebook - we have a Facebook group! We post pictures from cleanups and upcoming events. If you are a member of Facebook please join, or have interested relatives please let them know.

4. - is a subscription service for genealogists. In order to see the Evergreen tree, you have to be a paying subscriber. However, you can create your own tree for free and we can link the Evergreen tree to it. If you have a family genealogist, he or shee will be familiar with this site. The tree is maintained by volunteers:

5. - a free website listing gravesites. The Evergreen Cemetery is listed here:
We try to keep this site as updated as possible. If you have corrections or additions, please let me know. If you are a frequent user of findagrave, you may wish to manage your family plot records. Let me know, and I can transfer them to you. Memorials without a plot location listed indicates the location of the plot is unknown.

6. Museum Archive - the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History has a historical archive. It contains all the material we have on those buried at Evergreen. It can be visited by appointment -

Let us know if you plan on coming in, and we can meet in person. If you live far away, I could look at your family folder and let you know what it contains. We plan on scanning all the material in the future, and have it available via the computer.

6. YouTube - there are a number of videos posted of interest. One is from 1979, when Evergreen cemetery was rescued through the efforts of Renee Leeman. In this video, she tells some of the stories of those buried:

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