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Exploring Oregon History Through Its Cemeteries

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 10/8/2011
Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Description:
 Portland writer Johan Mathiesen, author of "Mad as the Mist and Snow: Exploring Oregon Through Its Cemeteries", will discuss Oregon's most celebrated and unique cemeteries, including Lone Fir, Jacksonville, and Willamette National. Included in the discussion will be detailed profiles that highlight unique historical events, famous residents, and the evolution of headstone designs. Mathiesen will also highlight which cemeteries around the state should be on every traveler's and historian's "must visit" list--and why. Free and open to the public.





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Library: Sunriver Area Public Library    Find the Sunriver
Location: Meeting Room
Contact: Lisa McGean
Contact Number: 541/312-1034
Presenter: Johan Mathiesen