Near the tip of Point Loma in west San Diego sits Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. It’s a beautiful place set high on the peninsula overlooking San Diego to the west and the Pacific Ocean to the east. Fort Rosecrans Cemetery was opened in 1882 and includes over 101,000 grave sites. Many folks pass Fort Rosecrans Cemetery each day en route to Cabrillo National Monument at the south end of Point Loma.