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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

February Tour Canceled due to impending snowstorm

Due to the impending snowstorm for this weekend we are canceling our monthly guided historical tour scheduled for tomorrow- Saturday February 9th. All advanced reservations will be honored at our future monthly tours. We apologize if this causes any inconvenience but we want everyone to Read Full Post

A Few 2019 Calendars left!

We have a handful of 2019 calendars left so we will have them on sale for $5 each until they are gone! Online- shipping included- at our monthly tours or at Red Fox Vintage on Woodstock to get your 2019 calendar! We are currently working Read Full Post

Sunday, November 11, is Veterans Day.

Originally designated as Armistice Day, this holiday memorializes the truce that ended World War I — which was completed at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of the year. WWI was thought to be The War to End All Wars Read Full Post

A Few 2019 Calendars Still Left at Red Fox Vintage!

We still have a handful of 2019 calendars left and super excited to say that we are selling them at Red Fox Vintage Woodstock! Come on by their location to pick up a 2019 Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery calendar for $15. We are excited Read Full Post

Thank you for attending Tombstone Trick or Treat in Lone Fir Cemetery!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Tombstone Trick or Treat event in Lone Fir Cemetery last Saturday! We hope you had as much fun as we did. About 3,500 people — children and adults — wandered the Cemetery, we gave out 6,500 Read Full Post


Tombstone Trick or Treat is a free, family-friendly Halloween trick-or-treat party hosted by Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery and featuring some of Lone Fir’s most prominent ghosts. On Saturday, October 27th from 12 to 3 in the afternoon, the cemetery’s gates will be flung wide Read Full Post