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Behind an adobe wall along San Diego Avenue is San Diego's first cemetery, established in 1850. This small plot is the final resting place for Yankee Jim Robinson, a local troublemaker who was hanged for stealing a rowboat in 1852. Some say he still hangs around at the Whaley House. Of more historical note is the grave of Antonio Garra, chief of the Cupeño Indians, who led an uprising of dispossessed tribes after a tax was levied against their livestock; it seems the Mission-educated Garra had learned that taxation without representation is tyranny. He was executed by a firing squad at his graveside in 1852. His final words: "Gentlemen, I ask your pardon for all my offenses; I expect yours in return." Note: The small brass markers on the sidewalk and in the street indicate the still-buried remains of some of the city's earliest residents, paved over by the tide of progress.