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Its Been A Minute …

Its Been A Minute …

A tiny update – We appreciate all the messages about Lone Fir and our status on tours and our workshops. As of now we don’t have much to report as COVID-19 is still ever present but when we are able to conduct tours and workshops Read Full Post

A bit of an update

A bit of an update

We sure do miss giving tours and working on cleaning headstones but this year took a turn for all of us with Covid-19. When we resume our tours and events we will let everyone know- we may consider very small tour sizes but that is Read Full Post

Memorial Day Weekend Announcement

Memorial Day Weekend Announcement

In observance of Governor Kate Brown’s Executive order and the prohibition of gatherings and events regardless of size if social distancing cannot be sustained we are not holding any Memorial Day events this upcoming weekend. Lone Fir cemetery is open to the public and we Read Full Post

COVID-19 Response

In an effort to comply with the states stay at home ordinance and in an effort of safety we are cancelling all events for until further notice including our monthly tours, headstone cleaning, and our public board meeting.  All tour reservation purchases for tours canceled will Read Full Post

2020 Calendar now available!

Our 2020 Friends of Lone Fir Calendar is now available in our online store or at Red Fox Vintage! Enjoy the sights of the cemetery all year long!

No Tour of Untimely Departures or Tombstone Trick or Treat this year

Lone Fir Cemetery will not be hosting The Tour of Untimely Departures or the Tombstone Trick or Treat this year. We appreciate your interest in the cemetery! Keep up on all the latest happenings at the Cemetery on our Facebook page!

Twilight Tombstone Tour! – SOLD OUT

This year’s tour is already SOLD OUT! Thank you all for the great response! Celebrate Halloween weekend at Metro’s historic Lone Fir Cemetery in Southeast Portland. Guided tours take guests throughout the cemetery and hear the stories of those who lived and died in Portland. Read Full Post

Headstone Cleaning workshops are back!

Monthly Headstone Cleaning workshops are back in session! Every Third Saturday of the month from May through September. Meet at the Soldiers Monument at 10am for a tutorial on how to clean and spruce the headstones at Lone Fir Cemetery. The workshop runs from 10am Read Full Post

Memorial Day at Lone Fir

Memorial Day is fast approaching, and as we have done in the past Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery will be on site at Lone Fir cemetery to help answer people’s questions and assist in locating loved ones. For some Memorial Day is a time for Read Full Post

Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery Annual Meeting March 14th 2019

Please join us on the evening of Thursday, March 14th 2019, for the Friends of Lone Fir Annual Meeting at Tabor Space. Located at 5441 SE Belmont St. Portland, OR 97215 We will hold the meeting in a room called the Dining Room which is Read Full Post