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Historic Cemeteries Commission meets October 14 in Grants Pass

Sept. 30, 2016

The Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries will meet at 1 p.m. October 14. The commission will visit the Croxton Cemetery at 10 a.m. A public business meeting will begin at 1 p.m. at the Josephine County Historical Society Museum and Library, 512 SW 5th Street, Grants Pass. Agenda items will include cemetery ownership, historic cemetery grant program, current projects and upcoming plans. The commission will invite public comments. For information visit the historic cemeteries page of www.oregonheritage.org.

State law established the seven-member Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries to maintain a listing of all historic cemeteries and gravesites in Oregon; promote public education on the significance of historic cemeteries; and obtain financial and technical assistance for restoring, improving and maintaining their appearances.

Requests for information about the meeting and accessibility may be made to coordinator Kuri Gill at 503-986-0685 or by e-mail: Kuri.Gill@oregon.gov.