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|Front entrance sign for Heppner Masonic Cemetery, Est. 1864. This cemetery sits on a hill above the town of Heppner, Morrow, Oregon overlooking the valley and town below. It is immacuately groomed and the sexton keeps detailed records on almost all individuals buried within. The cemetery holds as many bodies as recovered from the infamous 1903 Flash Flooding of Willow Creek, the creek that runs through the center of town. There are many online articles about this flood, and the local museum and history center has vast records.|
Current cemetery Sexton (as of Jan 2007): Tim VanCleaf
Cemetery contact: (541)676-9403
Directions to cemetery:
From I-84, take 207 South (Main St), Left on May St., and a right on Chase St. continue up hill (road narrows) and take a right when road comes to "T". Continue up to Cemetery at the very top of the hill.
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