Tours & Events

Walking Tours

July to OCtober
Also, Special tours available upon request

Learn a little about the history of Portland and how its first residents are now cemetery residents. Art, iconography, stone types, cemetery development, and your questions will also be covered.

Stone Conservation & Preservation: Workdays

Summer

Learn to beautify the cemetery's historic stones using proper stone conservation and restoration techniques.

Gardening & Clean-Up: Workdays

TBD

Join us as we tidy the cemetery, removing trash, mulching, pruning, and weeding around the gates. We provide tools, gloves, training and a good time!

Bartlett Adams: Portland's First Stonecutter Lectures & Walks

Various Dates

Our very own Ron Romano is on tour with his presentations about Bartlett Adams and his prolific stone carving career.

Stone Survey: Photography

Summer & Fall

We spent 4 years transcribing and documenting every stone on the site on paper. Now we are photographing each of them one by one. Wanna help? Orientation for new photographers is ongoing. Contact us if you're interested in working on this project. You set your own schedule!

Walk Among the Shadows

October

We conduct these evening tours with costumed actors who portray the ghosts of people who lived and died in our city.

Winter Lecture Series

Winter 2016

Join us to learn about topics related to the history and customs around cemeteries like ours. Topics to be set in late 2015.