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  • Welcome to the Historic Cemeteries Program
    Historic Cemeteries Commission will meet October 13
    The Commission will discuss draft rules for the new legislation allowing for permits to maintain abandoned cemeteries and other business. The Commission will meet at the OSU Sherman County Extension Office, 66365 Lonerock Road, Moro at 1:00 p.m.
    Please contact Kuri Gill at Kuri.Gill@oregon.gov or 503-986-0685.
     
Useful Resources Historic Cemetery Highlights
Tools for historic cemeteries

Cemetery Disaster Planning Booklet, Chicora Foundation

Three commissioners appointed

Milo Reed, of Portland, is a historian. He has been the Vanport Mosaic Historian in Residence and a board member of Oregon Black Pioneers. Sarah Silbernagel is a an archaeologist for the National Resources Conservation Service in Pendleton. Bev Power, appointed to her second term, manages the IOOF Eastwood Cemetery owned by the City of Medford.

Historic Cemetery Designation Signs Available!
A metal, 8x10 inch sign is available to each listed cemetery free of charge. Contact Kuri Gill at Kuri.Gill@oregon.gov or (503) 986-0685 to get yours.

Cemetery Caution Sign Available
One free sign is available for each cemetery listed with the
Commission. Contact Kuri Gill to get yours Kuri.Gill@oregon.gov or (503) 986-0685.
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Featured Cemetery and Grant Projects