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Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery

Southeast Morrison Street at Southeast 20th Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
+1 503-797-1709
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Great place to visit

If you live or are planning a trip to Portlnd, Or. be sure to visit the Lone Fir Cemetery. Enhance... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2018
sharonhoblit
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Mesa, Arizona
Interesting site for the inquisitive visitor

Lone Fir isn't a Laurel Hill or a Green-Wood. No ostentatious monuments to capitalism and industry... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Traveller2010NYC
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New York
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Southeast Morrison Street at Southeast 20th Avenue, Portland, OR 97214
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

If you live or are planning a trip to Portlnd, Or. be sure to visit the Lone Fir Cemetery. Enhance your visit with a guided tour walk. Visit the web site for all they have to offer. Interesting stories of early Portland will be told....More

Thank sharonhoblit
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Lone Fir isn't a Laurel Hill or a Green-Wood. No ostentatious monuments to capitalism and industry here. It's a very DIY place that really captures over a century of people coming from the ends of the earth to make a home in Portland. There are...More

Thank Traveller2010NYC
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

My friend was thinking of divorce, and so she showed up at my house unexpectedly and we went for a walk to discuss the problems she was experiencing, ending up here at this location. It was a good place to walk and not have to...More

Thank Bryan H
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Not the rich people cemetery. Asa Lovejoy's grave, so the earliest pioneers are here. There is a memorial to Civil War veterans. On the first Saturday, of the month, at 10am if a walk thru the cemetery by a volunteer docent and on the second...More

Thank tiredandtravelled
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

This cemetery offers an opportunity for an interesting walk in the city. You can download a guide to the graves which gives you a bit of a lesson on the famous citizens of young Portland. What is most interesting in this park-like place is the...More

Thank Swissabroad
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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery is located in SE Portland between Stark St and Morrison St and SE 26th and SE 20th. It is the final resting place for many of Portland's city founders, pioneers, Chinese immigrants and patients from the Oregon Hospital for the insane....More

2  Thank Satori15
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The place is like an arboretum, and many of the headstones are beautifully carved. Unfortunately, the city of Portland permits people to camp out in tents or live in their cars just outside the walls of this public space.

Thank divefan
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

I was staying in east burnside, close to where this cemetary is near. I was near the end of my trip and was stressing a bit about work. So I went for a walk. Man, what a beautiful cemetary this is. With it's towering evergreens...More

2  Thank bosox1010
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

The picture someone posted to accompany their review -- an etched image of a motorcycle rider -- is an excellent example of contemporary memorial art, but it in no way is representative of either the monumental style or spirit of this cemetery. Lone Fir is...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous setting. Peaceful, serene beauty. Lovely walking paths, utterly stunning in autumn. Worth a trip to explore grounds and browse headstones and memorials.

Thank Gabrandall
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