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Wyatt Earp, Josephine Marcus, and Hills of Eternity Memorial Park, Colma.

May Meeting 
Date: Wednesday, May 20, 7:30PM 
Topic:  Wyall Earp,  Josephine Marcus, and Hills of  Eternity Memorial Park, Colma   
 Speaker: Mike Casey

  This talk will center on the lives of Wyatt Earp and Josephine Marcus, separately and as a couple. It will discuss the opinion of some historians that their romance led  directing to the gunfight at the OK Corral. Also, it will explain how Wyatt came to be buried in a Jewish cemetery in Colma. 

   Mike Casey is a native San Franciscan who taught at Portola Elementary School in San Bruno for 39 years (1971-2010),  led the Portola Discovery Site Hike since 1985 for the entire student body every November 4th (the actual day of the  discovery by the Portola Expedition in 1769) from school up Sweeney Ridge to the site even in retirement, has been a historical re-enacter during Victorian Days at the

May Field Trip - Holy Cross Cemetery

Join us on Saturday May 23rd at 10:00am as we take a guided tour of Holy Cross Cemetery in Colma.

Our leader will be Monica J. Williams, Director of Cemeteries, Holy Cross

Among others, we will be visiting Gov. Pat Brown, Joe DiMaggio, M. H. de Young and the Calvary removal section.
The walk is approximately four block lengths, mostly on sidewalks with a slight detour onto lawn areas with uneven ground.  There is a slight uphill stroll, but we don't move too quickly.  Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

German Special Interest Group

Meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 2PM in the Cañada College Library near the genealogy desk. There is no charge to SMCGS members for the group, just come and bring your knowledge and questions to share with other researchers. You must be a member of SMCGS.  For more information contact programs@smcgs.org.  Please note this group will not meet in July or August.  Fall session starts Tuesday, Sept 8.

 

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