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  • Welcome to the Historic Cemeteries Program
    Workshop at McFarland CemeteryCemetery caution sign available!
    One free sign is available for each historic cemetery listed with the Commission. Contact Kuri Gill to get yours! kuri.gill@state.or.us or 503-986-0685
Useful Resources Historic Cemetery Highlights
Tools for historic cemeteries

Cemetery Disaster Planning Booklet, Chicora Foundation

​New Commisioner Appointed

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department Director Tim Wood appointed Ernest K. Batey of La Grande to the Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries. The Commission was seeking a representative from the east side of the state. Batey brings interest and knowledge to the Commission regarding cultural landscapes and mortuary practices.

Cemetery Grants available starting in January!
Grants for projects relating to the preservation of historic cemeteries are available now! Visit our grants page for more information!
Grants Page
Next Commission Meeting in Salem.
Join the Commission in Albany on April 23, 9:00am-12:00pm. Contact Kuri Gill for more information. Kuri.Gill@oregon.gov or 503-986-0685. 
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.
Featured Cemetery and Grant Projects