Oakland, California: Mass Grave of Jonestown Cult Members

409 of the victims are buried in a mass grave at Oakland's Evergreen Cemetery. A memorial listing all 918 casualties, including cult leader Jim Jones, was completed at the grave site in 2011.

Evergreen Cemetery

Address:
6450 Camden St., Oakland, CA
Directions:
Evergreen Cemetery. In the cemetery's Garden of Remembrance, by the mausoleum, on a hillside overlooking the bay.
Hours:
Gated after hours. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
510-632-1602
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Mass Grave of Jonestown Cult Members

It took almost 33 years, but the Jonestown cult finally has a memorial. Four flat granite panels have been placed atop the mass grave of 409 of its victims, engraved alphabetically with names of all 918 of its casualties, including cult leader Jim Jones. The memorial was spearheaded by one of Jones' sons. A rival memorial had been planned since the 1990s -- without Jones' name -- but it never attracted enough funding (or approval from the cemetery) to be built.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 05/11/2011]

Jonestown Massacre Memorial.

Memorial and Mass Grave of Jonestown Cult Members

Not quite 36 ft. long, but interesting either way. It is located in the Garden of Remembrance by the mausoleum.

[Super Fan Jeanne, 08/31/2010]

409 of the victims -- who all died in November 1978 -- are buried in a mass grave at Oakland's Evergreen Cemetery. A memorial listing all 900+ casualties, including cult leader Jim Jones, was completed at the grave site in 2011.


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