A cemetery would be started above Old Town the following year, but it was too far away for people in New Town. Old Town was a Catholic community, and Protestants were streaming into New Town and forming churches.
Sherman grave site. Matthew Sherman had served in the Civil War from San Diego, and he was one of the few soldiers of that period who remained after the war to found the city.
Posted October 26, 2000
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Out of this world at San Diego's Mt. Hope Cemetery