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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!

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

Modified times for Headstone Cleaning Workshop – August and September

Due to heat and smoke, the times for the Headstone Cleaning Workshop will be changed in August and September to: August 18 – 10 AM to Noon September 15 – 10 AM to Noon

Fall activities at Lone Fir – End of an era

    Metro has decided to no longer run the Tour of Untimely Departures. This was not an easy decision; we know the tour is popular and beloved by many. It also requires a large amount of staff time and resources to produce. With all Read Full Post

Friends of Lone Fir Book Recommendations

Need a good beach book this summer? Check out our recommendations for Portland History books!

Volunteers Needed!

Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery needs enthusiastic volunteers for two upcoming events: Saturday, May 12th, 2018 is Oregon Cemetery Clean Up Day. We need as many volunteers as we can get to help spruce up Lone Fir for spring as part of this state-wide effort. Read Full Post