Rosecran’s Cemetery was established as a National Monument in 1934, but many of the graves pre-date California before it was a state, in 1850.

Christmas Eve at Rosecran’s National Cemetery. The graves are dramatically set on the hill of Cobrillo peninsula. At this angle can be seen the skyline of San Diego. A lone man walks away, after paying his respects at a family grave.

Recent flowers left behind.
Wreath for America Project
View of the Pacific Ocean
Christmas presents.
Happy Birthday, spouses! Husband and wife, born on the same day.
Sweeping view of graves decorated with wreaths. Palm trees in the background and undulating slopes show the vastness of the cemetery.