Bakersfield’s Past Meets the Future      
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Step back in time and explore the history of Bakersfield. As you stroll through the Pioneers Sections, you'll see the graves of Col. Baker, Captain Elisha Stephens, Solomon Jewett, Henry Jastro, Benjamin Brundage, George Chester, Besse E. Owens, soldiers of the Grand Army of the Republic, and many other sites of interest.

Throughout the year, special dedications, guided tours and other events are held at Union Cemetery. Please continue to return to this page for a listing of upcoming events.


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Scheduled Events

There are presently no tours or events scheduled.

However, if your group (organization, club, classroom, scout troop, etc) may be interested in arranging for a private tour of our Pioneer section, please send an email to or call us at 661-324-9648 and someone will get back to you.

730 E. Potomac Avenue • Bakersfield • CA • 93307 • PH (661) 324-9648 •