Sometimes we think all the history has been erased from San Mateo County and put on a shelf in the museum. But it's there if you know where to look. Can you identify these sites pertaining to SM history? Answers below.
- "Matters Historical: The great climate debate of 1920s Redwood City". January 18, 2017.
5, Pilarcitos Cemetery, Half Moon Bay. "The Pilarcitos Cemetery in Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County, is currently overgrown with weeds and bushes. The gravesites, with cracked tombstones and mining markers, are in disrepair. The abandoned cemetery was also the site of the Church of Nuestra Senora del Pilar. The cemetery, in use from 1820 to 1923, was established by priests from Mission Dolores." https://www.nps.gov/parkhistory/online_books/5views/5views5h69.htm