Keene, California: Grave of Cesar Chavez

Celebrates the life and work of the Latino and worker rights activist. The site includes his home, farm worker movement HQ, exhibit hall, replica workers shack. His grave site features a bas relief procession of flag-carrying workers.

Cesar E. Chavez National Monument

Address:
29700 Woodford-Tehachapi Rd, Keene, CA
Hours:
Daily 10-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
661-823-6134
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Grave of Cesar Chavez.

Grave of Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez's grave is in a U.S. National Monument dedicated to his life's work. Exhibits include a memorial garden (where the grave is located), a farmworker housing replica, and a replica of Chavez's desk. The park is located at the former headquarters of the United Farm Workers labor union.

Due to COVID-19 all exhibits are closed, but the gardens are still open.

[Sam Wilkins, 08/28/2020]

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