Historic Cemeteries of Portland, Oregon (History & Guide) (Paperback)

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Portland's historic cemeteries are some of the most beautiful and overlooked cultural treasures in the city. Full of fascinating secrets and eerie tales, these greenspaces are also the perfect spots for walking, biking and birding. Explore twenty-five burial grounds with public art in the form of remarkable tombstones that vary as much as the Portlanders they commemorate, including suffragists, spiritualists, Romani kings, politicians and murderers. From a photographer who captured the golden age of Broadway musicals to a celebrity orangutan, Portland's graves are full of surprises. Come along with cemetery sleuths Teresa Bergen and Heide Davis as they share their insights into the Rose City's remarkable past.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781467148610
ISBN-10: 146714861X
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: September 6th, 2021
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: History & Guide