Annual Petaluma Cemetery Walk
Enjoy a quiet stroll as you visit the resting places of various of Petaluma's past luminaries. Petalumans of Yesteryear present a living history of 19th century Petaluma. Docents dressed in period garb will lead visitors through the cemetery, visiting gravesites, and concluding in the Cypress Hill columbarium designed by Brainerd Jones.
Meet some of Petaluma’s most important historical figures as they come to life to share their stories. Brainerd Jones, Petaluma's renowned architect; Lyman Byce, Petaluma Incubator Company; Captain Tom Baylis, early river captain; Isaac Wickersham, Esq., lawyer and entrepreneur; Addie Atwater, early civic leader; The McNears – early Petaluma dynasty family; The Lippetts – Professor and Mrs. Lippett; Fred Wiseman – famous aviator.