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    New Bulletin features tips for group visits to historic cemeteries
    Planning a group visit to a historic cemetery? Use this Heritage Bulletin to plan your trip! Or use use to orient visitors to your cemetery.
    HB 25 Cemetery Visits with Groups
Useful Resources Historic Cemetery Highlights
Tools for historic cemeteries

Cemetery Disaster Planning Booklet, Chicora Foundation

​Seeking new commissioner

The Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries is seeking a new member to fill an open position. The Commission is seeking a representative from the southern Willamette Valley, but anyone can submit a letter of interest. Contact program coordinator Kuri Gill at Kuri.Gill@oregon.gov or 503-986-0685 for more information.

Next Commission Meeting in Newport.
Join the Commission in Newport on July 25 at the Hallmark Inn in Newport. The regular meeting of the Commission will be 9 am-noon. We will discuss position papers, cemtery issues and welcome a new commissioner. At 1pm we will join the Oregon Mortuary and Cemetery Board in a conversation about the future of cemeteries in Oregon. 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.

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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