The History of
Park & Office Hours
7 AM - 6 PM
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By Appointment Only.
Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Closed on Weekends
Notice: These are our hours in respect to CoVid-19 Precautionary measures.
On these sacred grounds lie early pioneers, city founders, soldiers of the Civil War on both sides, and the man for whom our city is named. Historic Union Cemetery is more than a memorial park, it is the storybook of the American West.
Bakersfield’s emergence into a significant urban, agricultural and oil center, and of countless families who, since 1872, have forever merged their own histories with the heritage of this remarkable place.
FLAGS NEEDED FOR HISTORIC UNION CEMETERY
Come and tour our unique memorial park as it continues to serve the families of Bakersfield now and well into the future.