Cemeteries

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Riverview Cemetery

Founded in 1882. River View has an excellent website. [LINK]

River View is a private cemetery.

River View Cemetery has some undeveloped reserve property which is posted No Trespassing. Please respect this private property, which is adjacent to the natural area along Palatine Hill Road.


Greenwood Hills Cemetery

Established in 1882. This cemetery enjoys loyal community support.

Greenwood Hills Cemetery is private property. The Greenwood Hills Cemetery Maintenance Association reserves the right to allow or not allow visitors. Visit the GHCMA website for more information. [LINK]

Greenwood Hills has a Facebook page, linked to from their website.

Current usage rules are:

Please consider making a donation if you frequent Greenwood Hills. An annual cleanup event is held prior to Memorial Day. [HINT]


Grand Army of the Republic

Founded in 1882.

The two acre GAR Cemetery inside Greenwood Hills has Historic Cemetery status and is maintained by Metro. GAR holds a Boys in Blue that signals the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend and prompts a moment to pause and honor our fallen heroes.

The GRAND ARMY page on the Historic Cemetery section of Metro's website has more info. [LINK]


Ahavai Shalom Cemetery

Founded in 1871.

Same as Neveh Shalom Cemetery, of the Neveh Shalom congregation.

Located at SW First and Alice Streets. Currently managed and maintained by Congregation Neveh Shalom. Contact: Sylvia Pearlman, Executive Director of Neveh Shalom. (503) 246-8831.

Access is limited to families only, or people with land rights.


Beth Israel Cemetery

Located at 426 Southwest Taylors Ferry Road.

Access is limited to families only, or people with land rights.

There is a history of the cemetery entitled Portland's Jewish Cemetery by Doris Sherrow, March 2000: [August 2005]. (Link of web page previously view is now dead.)

An interesting History of Jewish cemeteries on Oregon. [LINK]


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