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River View Cemetery
Founded in 1882. River View Cemetery has an excellent website. [LINK]
River View is a private cemetery.
- Pedestrian passage is allowed on roadways.
- Bike through traffic permitted as indicated on roadway.
- Be respectful of visitors, burials in progress, and processions.
- Dogs are not allowed (at all).
- Cut-through auto traffic is not appropriate or tolerated.
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.
Read some [HISTORY]
Greenwood Hills Cemetery is private property. The Greenwood Hills Cemetery Maintenance Association (GHCMA) reserves the right to allow or not allow visitors. Visit the GHCMA website for more information. [GHCMA]
Greenwood Hills has a Facebook page, linked to from their website. (?)
Current usage rules are:
- Open from 8AM - Sunset, when the Boones Ferry Road gate is locked.
- Pedestrians should kindly use the gravel road.
- Well-behaved dogs allowed off-leash. Frisbee / Fetch area north of pond.
- Pick up after your dog and remove all waste.
- Use trashcan provided for pet waste.
- Respect wildlife.
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 (sometimes) 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]
A new statue was dedicated on May 30, 2009. (Years, before the original statue was cut down, pounded into scrap bronze, and sold for drug money.)
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
Relocated here (soon after?) 1874.
This cemetery location was selected in 1874. The old location's pioneer graves were relocated to this location once it was purchased.
Located at 426 Southwest Taylors Ferry Road. Access is limited to families only, or people with land rights.
There is a history of the Beth Israel 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. http://www.jewishgen.org/cemetery/northamerica/oregon.html [PAGE NOW MISSING]