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Not the book Lone Fir deserves

Lone Fir: The Cemetery — A Guide and History by Johan Mathiesen My rating: 1 of 5 stars This may be the worst cemetery book I’ve ever read, which is saying something because I’ve read a lot. It’s even worse … Continue reading

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Oregon Cemetery Overview

Mad as the Mist and Snow: Exploring Oregon Through Its Cemeteries by Johan Mathiesen My rating: 3 of 5 stars I was looking for a book about the cemeteries of Oregon in advance of last weekend’s trip. This is a … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #136: Lone Fir Cemetery

Lone Fir Cemetery SE 26th Avenue and Stark Street Portland, Oregon 97214 Telephone: (503) 224-9200 Established: 1846 Formally dedicated: 1855 Size: 30.5 acres Number of interments: 25,000 (at least) Portland’s lovely Lone Fir Cemetery began in 1846 with the burial … Continue reading

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