Monday 29 May 2017
Memorial Day at Lone Fir Cemetery
isit Lone Fir Cemetery to learn about and honor those who served in America’s armed forces and in Portland Fire and Rescue. Guided tours will be led by Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery.
Firefighters’ Cemetery flag raising
Portland Fire and Rescue Engine 9 will raise the flag at the fireman's lot.
10 a.m. to noon
The crew of Portland Fire and Rescue Engine 9 will offer kids the chance to get up close to and learn about a fire engine.
Guided historical tours
11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Join a guide from Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery to discover the past and present of one of Oregon’s oldest active cemeteries. The tour takes approximately two hours, meet at the Soldiers Memorial.
Guided veterans tours
Noon and 2 p.m.
Learn about and visit the graves of veterans of the Mexican-American War, American-Indian Wars, Civil War (Union and Confederate), Spanish-American War, World War I and World War II. The tour takes approximately 45 minutes, meet at the Soldiers Memorial.
This event is wheelchair accessible.