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Oregon City in Clackamas County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Historic Canemah Cemetery

 
 
Historic Canemah Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 25, 2017
1. Historic Canemah Cemetery Marker
Inscription. In 1864 Absolom Hedges donated 1.91 acres for a cemetery. By 1865 the Canemah Cemetery Association was formed and received a deed. In 1883 the Rhinehart family donated a 30 ft. wide roadway to 5th Avenue. In 1914 the cemetery was surveyed and iron markers placed at each corner to replace the original blaze marks on trees. In 1993, a new association was activated to maintain the property from decades of neglect. There are about 280 graves of pioneers and descendants of their families.
 
Erected 1999 by Old Home Forum.
 
Location. 45° 20.648′ N, 122° 37.535′ W. Marker is in Oregon City, Oregon, in Clackamas County. Marker is on 5th Avenue near Blanchard Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 815 5th Avenue, Oregon City OR 97045, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Canemah (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. John McLoughlin 1784 - 1857 (approx. half a mile away); George Abernethy (approx. half a mile away); Willamette Falls Locks (approx. half a mile away); Willamette Falls (approx. half a mile
Historic Canemah Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 25, 2017
2. Historic Canemah Cemetery Marker
away); Dr. John McLoughlin (approx. mile away); Peter Skene Ogden House (approx. mile away); Oregon City (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oregon City.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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