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One of California’s historic cemeteries, in existence for 160 years (since 1855), is now also California’s newest arboretum, featuring a collection of 150+ species of native and CA adapted plants uniquely suited for Yolo County’s climate, soil and water. We are also the home of Gallery 1855, one of the finest premier art galleries in Northern California, featuring monthly shows by international, national, regional and local artists. Please join us for a free open house/reception on the second Sunday of every month from 1 P.M. - 4 P.M., when you can meet the artist, enjoy the art, and tour our 60+ gardens and our extensive grounds. We offer twelve months of art plus twelve months of blooms for your pleasure. As an historic and contemporary cemetery, you will find the unique stones and intimate stories that comprise the history of our county. Tours are available by appointment or on specific dates. For more information, contact at cemetery@dcn.org

We are located at 820 Pole Line Road, on the corner of E. Eighth St. and Pole Line Road, in lovely Davis, California. The Pole Line Entrance gate is locked evenings and weekends except for funerals, but the side entrance off E. Eighth St. is always open. You may visit graves or walk our labyrinths at any time.

Staff is normally on site Monday through Friday. Please make an appointment for burial arrangements and plot selection. Limited appointments outside regular hours are available by prearrangement. After hours, please email us at cemetery@dcn.org or leave a message on our regular phone line. We will get back to you.

Office staff: 9:00AM to 4:00PM **** Grounds staff: 7AM to 3PM
Phone: 530-756-7807 **** Fax: 530-756-7850
Email: cemetery@dcn.org

Gallery 1855 Presents Joseph Finkleman

For more details on Gallery 1855 and the exhibiting artists please go to https://davisgallery1855.wordpress.com


Click Here If you have trouble locating a grave or need other information, please call 530-756-7807 or email us at cemetery@dcn.org and we will be happy to help you. We can send you grave location maps by email.

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Calendar of Upcoming Events
Gallery 1855 and Davis Cemetery and Arboretum Upcoming Events
Christopher Dewees “Life Histories” Christopher...More

We're now an official Level II Arboretum
The Davis Cemetery District and Arboretum has received Level II arboretum accreditation by the prestigious...More

About Our Labyrinths

Ten Things To Do During Your Visit...
*Inventory, photograph, paint or view our wildlife.
*Bring a sketchbook or a notebook and spend some...More


2011 Cool Davis Climate Solution Award:
We are proud to be doing our part to reach the...More

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