New Cemetery Hours and Updates

October 2017 Autumn Newsletter & Update HCC is overseen by a volunteer board as well as other volunteers who work tirelessly to maintain the grounds. In the last five years, it has become increasingly apparent that additional people and funds are needed to sustain the cemetery and its mission to serve the family and friends of

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Memorial Day, 2016

The Boy Scouts have visited, the flags are placed, and Alan has been hard at work. Many other volunteers have helped as well, of course, and we are so grateful for all they do! Thanks to Alan, Beth, Laura, Amanda, Susan, and Vince. Thanks to all the family and visitors that contribute through time and

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Database!!!

A bit rough, but ready to be proofed, this database has been transcribed from burial cards through countless volunteer hours. Thanks so very much to everyone who has worked and will continue to work on this project, especially Loretta at the Genealogical Forum of

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Thank You!

Memorial Day Cleanup and Flag Placing! Thanks to Boy Scout Troop #71 and Girl Scout Troop #45497 for helping prepare the grounds for Memorial Day

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Historic Columbian Cemetery

The Historic Columbian Cemetery is part and parcel of the North Portland community: an essential point where the twain—life and death—meet. The earliest monument, raised to Captain Lewis Love’s son-in-law, stands half-hidden amid rows of hedges planted to commemorate infants lost in another age. Captain Love had wanted only Oregon Pioneers to be buried in

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