Oro Grande Cemetery


15277 Olive Street, Oro Grande, CA 92368
(909) 798-8608

Visit by Appointment Only

Contact the main museum at (909) 798-8608 to schedule an appointment.


The Oro Grande Cemetery, one of the oldest cemeteries in the Victor Valley area, was established in the 1890s and received its last internment in the mid-1960s. Ownership was transferred to San Bernardino County in the 1970s. It is designated by the State of California Office of Historic Preservation as a Point of Historic Interest (P404) and features a memorial in honor of Lt. Manuel P. Rodriguez who lost his life in 1942 while serving overseas. Rodriguez’ Purple Heart is on display at the Victor Valley Museum.

Located at the center of the Oro Grande Cemetery stands a memorial in honor of Lt. Manuel P. Rodriguez who lost his life on January 16, 1942, while serving his country overseas.

  • January 1st (New Year’s Day)
  • Third Monday in January (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
  • Third Monday in February (President’s Day)
  • Easter Sunday
  • Last Monday in May (Memorial Day)
  • June 19 (Juneteenth)
  • July 4th (Independence Day)
  • First Monday in September (Labor Day)
  • Second Monday in October (Columbus Day)
  • November 11th (Veterans Day)
  • Third Thursday in November (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Third Friday in November (Day After Thanksgiving)
  • December 24th (Day Before Christmas)
  • December 25th (Christmas Day)
  • December 31st ( Day Before New Year’s)