BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20061118T000000Z DTEND:20061118T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Join us on Saturday\, November 18 for a tour of\nEvergreen Ceme tery\, one of Los Angeles' oldest\ncemeteries. This event is free but res ervations are\nrequired by calling 213-229-8890 or sending an e-mail\nto r\n\n"Evergreen Cemetery"\n\nTime: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a. m.\nDate: Saturday\, November 18\, 2006\nLocation: 204 Evergreen Avenue\, Los Angeles 90033\nMeeting Place: At the front agates off of Evergreen\nAv enue. Park around the cemetery. \n\nLed by Resident Storytellers\, Steve G oldstein and Joe\nWalker\, this tour explores one of Los Angeles' oldest\n cemeteries. Built in 1877\, Evergreen existing cemetery\nin the city of Lo s Angeles\; it is one of the city's\nlargest cemeteries\, with 300\,000 gr ave sites. City\npioneers like the Workmans\, Hollenecks\, and Van Nuys\nf amilies are buried here as well as lesser known but\nequally fascinating L os Angelenos. The cemetery also\nhas a special section called the Garden o f the Pines\,\nwhich memorializes Issei pioneers of Los Angeles. 19\nth ce ntury midwife Biddy Mason\, a slave who earned her\nfreedom through the Ca lifornia courts\, is also buried\nhere. \n\nSteve Goldstein was born in Bo ston\, Massachusetts\,\nwhere he developed his love of cemeteries at a ver y\nearly age. Moving to Southern California at the age of\n18\, he continu ed and studying and began his vast\ncollection of photographs of the grave s of what he\ncalls "The Famous\, the Infamous\, and the Just Plain\nDead" that make up his as-yet unpublished book\,\n"Beneath Los Angeles." The co llection has become a\nfavorite website for many over the past eight years at\ and has led to Mr. Goldstein\nbeing frequen tly interviewed\, including the Los\nAngeles Times\, the Orange County Reg ister\, KABC AM\nRadio\, NPR and many other media venues.\n\nJoe Walker is a Crime Analyst with the Los Angeles\nCounty Sheriff's Department and has been with the\ndepartment since 1986. In that capacity\, he has worked\nn umerous patrol stations and special unit assignments\,\nincluding Robbery and Homicide. In 1995-1996\, he\nassisted best selling author James Ellroy \, (L.A.\nConfidential\, Black Dahlia). His most recent work was\nas a con tributing writer to the five volume series\,\n"Famous American Crimes and Trials" published in\nDecember\, 2004 by Greenwood Publishers. Walker wrot e\nabout the 1942 "Sleepy Lagoon" murders in Los Angeles\nand the subseque nt "Zoot Suit." Most recently\, he is\nassisting the National Center for M issing and\nExploited Children in the 1957 case of Tommy Bowman. \n\n\nSha ron Sekhon\nDirector\nthe Studio for Southern California History\n\n525 Al pine Street\, Suite 103\nLos Angeles\, CA 90012\n213-229-8890\n<a href="ht tp://"></a>\n\n"The real voya ge of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in\nhaving new eyes." --Marcel Proust\n\n SUMMARY:Tour of Evergreen Cemetery\, Los Angeles\, CA URL:/en/events/2006/11/18/tour-of-evergreen-cemetery-los-angeles-ca/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR