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Cypress Lawn Cemetery Lecture: Curse of the Foreign Queen | Colma

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Cypress Lawn Memorial Park | 1370 El Camino Real, Colma, CA

Cypress Lawn Cemetery Lectures | Colma

Cypress Lawn Heritage Foundation proudly announces the 2017 Season of its free Sunday Afternoon Lectures.

This popular, entertaining and educational lecture series is held one Sunday of each month from January through October. Light refreshments are served.

2017 Cypress Lawn Cemetery Lecture Series
Select Sundays | 2 pm
Cypress Lawn’s Reception Center., 1370 El Camino Real, Colma

Light Refreshments Served. Please note that some topics or schedules may change due to unavoidable circumstances.

  • January 15 –  Funerals of Distinction – Elaborate and Memorable Farewell
    Historian: Michael Svanevik, former Professor of History, San Mateo College
  • February 26 –  San Francisco Cinema Rarities: Oddball Films present Historic Shorts Shot in San Francisco                          
  • March 19 – ­ Floating Art Deco Gallery – Elegance Between the Wars
    Historian: Michael Svanevik, former Professor of History, San Mateo College
  • April 23 – Antebellum and Civil War San Francisco
    Author Monika Trobits, book signing.
  • May 21 –  Battle of Leyte Gulf, 1944 – Greatest Sea Battle of World War II
    Lecturer: Michael Svanevik, former Professor of History, San Mateo College
  • June 11 – San Francisco’s Jewel City – The Pan Pacific International Exposition 1915
    Author Laura Ackley, book signing.
  • July 16 – Curse of the Foreign Queen – Dangers of Political Matrimony
    Lecturer: Michael Svanevik, former Professor of History, San Mateo College
  • Aug. 20 San Francisco, Cool Gray City of Love
    Author Gary Kamiya, book signing.
  • Sept. 17 –  101 Tombs to Check Out Before You Do, Part II
    Speaker: Doug Keister, author of numerous photography books, including Stories in Stone: A Field Guide to Cemetery Symbolism & Iconography.
  • Sept. 17 – Outdoor Photography Seminar, 4 PM
    Photographer: Doug Keister
  • Oct. 30 –  Antiques Roadshow
    Appraiser: Terry Hamburg

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE


Categories: Lectures & Workshops, Peninsula
Address: 1370 El Camino Real, Colma, CA

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