Alta Mesa Memorial Park

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Alta Mesa Memorial Park is a non-denominational burial ground located in Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, California. It was established in 1904 as a 72-acre cemetery.[1] It includes traditional burial plots, a mausoleum and a columbarium.[1]

Context view of "Pigpen" McKernan's headstone at Alta Mesa

Notable burials[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Welcome to Alta Mesa Memorial Park, Palo Alto, California". Archived from the original on April 25, 2012. Retrieved July 5, 2012.
  2. ^ The Tombstone Tourist, p. 40
  3. ^ a b Shan Li (October 11, 2011). "Steve Jobs buried in Alta Mesa among other technologists -". Retrieved October 12, 2011.
  4. ^ a b c d Santa Clara Valley Audubon Society
  5. ^ Jambase
  6. ^ Baseball-Almanac

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Coordinates: 37°23′54″N 122°07′43″W / 37.39833°N 122.12861°W / 37.39833; -122.12861