Milwaukie Pioneer Cemetery Association
provides for restoration projects and ongoing maintenance of the cemetery
and helps to sustain a part of the history of the City of Milwaukie people
into the future.
"The Devil's Causeway"
by Matthew Westfall.
for information about the possible "Meet the Author" event.
Milwaukie Pioneer Cemetery began in 1850 with two burials and was
declared "full" in the 1950's.
The property was deeded to "the Public of Milwaukie" as a cemetery
in 1869 by Mr. & Mrs. William Meeks and Mr. & Mrs. H. W. Eddy and the
first Trustees were appointed at that time.
There are over 2150 burials according to the records we have been able to
Funding for the Association's ongoing maintenance and projects comes
primarily from donations and membership dues.
Newly updated for 2008, Milwaukie Pioneer Cemetery Comes To
Life is now being offered by the Milwaukie Historical Society and
available at the Milwaukie Museum, 3737 SE Adams St., Milwaukie, OR
97222. ($20.00 + shipping and handling, if applicable)
The Museum is open Saturday.
If you purchased the original edition of this book compiled in 2004, you
may purchase just the updated pages, of which there are quite a few.
Contact Milwaukie Museum (503) 659-5780 for further information
or to purchase the book outside of Museum hours.
New Information! We have just added maps of
the Plot and Grave layout of Milwaukie Pioneer.
If you know the Plot and Grave #'s you are
seeking, this will give you a starting point!
to go to the cemetery layout.
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