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Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery by Daniel J Curran

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Portland consecrated the grounds of Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery in the West Hills of Portland on September 30, 1888. Over …

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Mountain View Cemetery by Ann M. Nicgorski

Mountain View Cemetery, established in 1904, was a fashionable burial site for prominent Ashland citizens during much of the twentieth century. The cemetery consists of …

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Salem Pioneer Cemetery by Elisabeth Walton Potter

Salem originated in 1841 as the second central station of the Oregon mission of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The town was platted in 1846 and …

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Medford IOOF Cemetery by Ann M. Nicgorski

The Medford IOOF Cemetery, also known as the Eastwood Cemetery, was founded in 1890 by the Medford Lodge of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows …

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St. Paul Cemetery by Melinda Jette

The town of St. Paul, established in 1839, was the first Catholic mission in the Oregon Country south of the Columbia River. Rev. Francois Norbert Blanchet, …

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Camp Polk Cemetery by John Hayes

Camp Polk Cemetery—also known as the Hindman Cemetery, for the family who settled there after the camp closed—is approximately three miles northeast of the town …

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Lee Mission Cemetery (Salem) by Elisabeth Walton Potter

Lee Mission Cemetery on D Street in northeast Salem was formally constituted in 1869 on 4.77 acres of land deeded by former Methodist missionary Reverend …

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Kalliah Tumulth (Indian Mary) (1854-1906) by Chuck Williams

Kalliah Tumulth, also called Indian Mary, was a Cascade (Watlala) Chinook born in October 1854 to a signer of one of the main Oregon treaties. …

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Frank Hachiya (1920-1945) by William G. Robbins

The name Frank T. Hachiya will forever be linked to Oregon’s Hood River Valley, a setting hostile to returning Japanese American servicemen and families at …

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North Palestine Baptist Church (Benton County) by Liz Carter

Modest country churches are rare on the twenty-first century Oregon landscape. The North Palestine Baptist Church in Adair Village, built in about 1883 and listed in …

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