No One Knows Exactly How Many People Are Buried In This Old Oregon Cemetery

Though it might be hard to believe when you look at Oregon now, the Beaver State was once the last frontier of the West. Pioneers traveled along the Oregon Trail from Independence, Missouris all the way to Astoria, Oregon on a long, arduous journey. Luckily, we can still get a peek or two at the pioneer life in several places in the state. Take a look at this old cemetery:

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Have you ever visited the Astoria Pioneer Cemetery?

Interested in more Oregon pioneer history? There’s a grave containing an unnamed pioneer woman that you might be interested in visiting. Take a look at our article here.