Every Halloween, Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery is the location for the mysterious Tour of Untimely Departures. Ghostly guides escort groups of guests on candlelit routes where they meet actors portraying some of the cemeterys residents and hear stories about the unusual circumstances surrounding their deaths.
The Lone Fir Cemetery 'Tour of Untimely Departures' is both inexpensive (5) and a great way to kick off your Portland Halloween. Not to your liking? Check out many more great Portland Halloween events here. From the Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery: Fourth Annual Tour of Untimely Departures Meet some of Lone Fir's 'residents' at their Though the cemetery is open daily to the public from 7: 00 A.
M. to sunset, Halloween is Lone Firs busiest time of year, when the cemetery hosts the popular Tour of Untimely Departures, featuring the graveyards most famous residents, including James and Elizabeth Stephens. The Ghosts of Lone Fir Cemetery Nealy 1, 000 Portlanders lined up outside Lone Fir's chain link fence last Halloween to take the bloodybut Instead of just one tour, two tours will head in 30 reviews of Lone Fir Cemetery" Very nice cemetery in the heart of SE Portland.
If you can, opt in for one of Metro's free guided tours! It will give you even more respect for the park and those that dwell here. Also, every Halloween they do Nestled in Southeast Portland, Lone Fir Cemetery is more than just a cemetery.
Lone fir cemetery tour halloween city also one of Oregons most treasured historic places and At that recent Halloween night tour, I learned that active use of the cemetery for recreation is encouraged by Friends of Lone Fir, mostly because pedestrians and visitors minimize the vandalism that has damaged many of the markers, structures and trees.
One of the citys largest and bestkept pioneerera graveyards, Lone Fir Cemetery serves as the final resting place for 25, 000 souls believer or not, thats pretty good odds for spiritspotting.
Strolls here can be spooky any time of year, but the creep factor rises during the annual Halloween Tour of Untimely Departures (Oct. 31).
Stories of Lone Fir Cemetery. Each Halloween is celebrated with a unique tour with appearances by some of the historic characters that reside in the cemetery. The Lone Fir Cemetery Foundation, established in 2011, is working to create the Lone Fir Heritage Garden by raising the necessary financial resources. When it opens, The Lone Fir To educate the broader public about the history and importance of Lone Fir Cemetery through tours, workshops, and special events. To preserve Lone Fir Cemeterys legacy and historic significance, especially in a rapidly changing city.
Check out the creepy Lone Fir Cemetery for its history and rumored paranormal occurrences. As a final resting place for the city's pioneers, founders, early Chinese immigrants, asylum patients, firefighters, and more, the cemetery holds plenty of secrets and lore. that at Halloween a" Tour of Untimely Departure" takes visitors through Since Halloween is a popular time of the year to visit the cemetery, this weekend Metro and Friends of Lone Fir are hosting the tenth annual Tour of Untimely Departures.
For those of you unfamiliar with the tour, its a walk through history as you visit the graves of past Portlanders to hear about the different ways they died. Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery, Portland, Oregon.
1, 387 likes 314 talking about this 235 were here. Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery is an allvolunteer, Oct 22, 2010 Proceeds from the tours will go toward Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery outreach and education efforts for the cemetery.
Last year, more than 2, 000 people toured the cemetery on Halloween night. Guests learned about the history of the cemetery, as well as stories about the unusual circumstances surrounding the deaths Nov 02, 2014 Tour of Untimely Departures Addie Loomis The Friends of Lone Fir Cemetery present" Tour of Untimely Departures" on Halloween. Addie Loomis shares the tale of her untimely death.