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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Portland's River View Cemetery in Autumn


Sitting on 350 acres above the Willamette River, appropriately named River View Cemetery was founded in 1882 and is the final resting place for many famous Portland area citizens and their families. This past Sunday I took advantage of a brief break in the rain and headed up to explore the grounds. I love visiting cemeteries. The history, families, and stories are so interesting to me. 

Shared On: Our World; Sweet Shot Tuesday; Nature Notes; ABC Wednesday; Tuesday Afternoon; Maple Hill Hop

20 comments:

  1. Hello Sarah

    Cemetaries do have that something special about them... i like to be there too .... it gives peace deep inside somehow

    Have a nice abc-day / -week
    ♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫ (abc-w-team)

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  2. A lovely setting for families to visit. - Margy

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  3. Beautiful setting! Love the fall colours. It seems so peaceful.

    Leslie
    abcw team

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  4. prints, which is perfect for polishman

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  5. I love cemeteries (which is weird, I guess). This photo with golden foliage speaks of the treasure of heritage and the melancholy of passing time. Beautiful

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  6. It is pretty scene, a lovely and peaceful setting !

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  7. The fall colours look golden!

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  8. Love visiting cemeteries too and your Fall Photo is beautiful.

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  9. What a glorious setting for eternal repose.

    My ABC WEDNESDAY

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  10. I love cemeteries.
    ROG, ABCW

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  11. Beautiful fall colors! What a peaceful place. Thank you for joining us at The Maple Hill Hop!

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  12. Beautiful Autumn color!

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  13. I just visited a VERY OLD cemetery Monday. I will have to post about it soon. I love old cemeteries.

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  14. Pretty resting place.

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  15. What a beautiful serene setting. Beautiful autumn tree. (Coming over from Nature Notes)

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  16. I find cemeteries interesting, too. The fall color is really pretty.

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  17. This reminds me that I want to go and visit my Mother's side of the family and their old cemetery plot a couple of hours from here. I too love the history and your photo..Michelle

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  18. I feel the same as you do. They are interesting especially the old cemeteries like the one you speak of. The headstones with the ornamentaion or carving would at first glance tell a story.

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  19. Graveyards are often very beautiful places.

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