The Landmark Project: CHL# 68

CHL# 68 El CAMPO SANTO

El Campo Santo once included the adobe chapel on Conde Street, in which were buried
José Antonio Aguirre, María Victoria Domínguez Estudillo and Cave Johnson Couts, distinguished early San Diegans. Between 1849 and 1897, 477 persons were buried in these grounds. Antonio Garra was the most eminent of many Native Americans interred here. A number of graves were relocated after 1874. A street railway bisected the cemetery in 1894.
The wall around this portion was built in 1933. Restoration has continued to the present (1994).

Descriptions of each landmark are from the California Office of Historical Preservation website.

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