Tours & Events

"The Eastern Cemetery Told Me to Tell You Something" PechaKucha Presentation


PechaKucha Portland's October event has a Halloween theme! The night starts at 7:20pm, so there's plenty of time to get in on the first Walk Among the Shadows tour. Hear more about the Eastern Cemetery at PechaKucha and how you can learn to appreciate old burial grounds. There are also 9 other presenters, each of whom have 20 slides and 20 seconds per slide to share their stories. $5 at the door.

Bartlett Adams Lectures

Various Dates

Our very own Ron Romano is on tour with his presentations about Bartlett Adams and his prolific stone carving career. He has a few lecture dates coming up, so if you missed his winter lecture with us, you can still catch him!

Eastern Cemetery Historic Tours

Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

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.

Bartlett Adams: Portland's First Stonecutter Tours

Last Saturdays of the Summer & FAll Months

More about this prolific stonecutter!

Stone Conservation & Preservation: Workdays

Summer Saturdays & Sundays

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

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 23-26 & 29-31
6:30pm to 7:30 pm (5:30pm to 6:30pm on Sunday)

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