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Fascinating but neglected Chinese cemetery in Baker City OR

While staying at the Super 8 Motel, I had a little time to kill while my husband finished packing... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Salt Lake City, Utah

I lived nearby for several years and never knew this existed. Not highly advertised but gives some... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
La Grande, Oregon
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

While staying at the Super 8 Motel, I had a little time to kill while my husband finished packing up. So I wandered over to the east, where wedged between construction trailers and piles of dumped gravel I found this gem of history. Although it...More

Thank gardenerwild
Reviewed 28 August 2018

An interesting side note for Baker. It is a cemetery, in my mind cemeteries are not something that are real exciting.

Thank Doug K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I was so disappointed in the cemetery. It has been poorly maintained, is very small and lacks atmosphere of the times when souls were put to rest there. I read the marker and clambored around a bit for a quick visit. Perhaps I was expecting...More

1  Thank gooddogid3783
Reviewed 7 June 2017

It was as if I went back in time. To think how much work the Chinese did way back then. There were some roads that were built by the Chinese that are still there today.

Thank JJWeatheral
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I lived nearby for several years and never knew this existed. Not highly advertised but gives some interesting history about the area. Small area and a windmill across the street. Trails are very short but marked with signs that show the way to things to...More

1  Thank footprints01
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I love to the Chinese Cemetery, especially in Spring through early Fall. Though right off I-84 and near a truck stop, this tiny cemetery is a peaceful spot to stretch your legs and let the kids and dogs romp around. Some effort has been made...More

1  Thank 1john19
Reviewed 3 April 2017

You would enjoy as a tourist the history. If you're out and about or here in Baker City Oregon you need to stop by and take a picture and read and learn more or the history

Thank BarbaraBushman1
Reviewed 15 March 2017

If you go, take time to read the signs. They explain the history of the Chinese workers who were once buried here, before the bodies were exhumed and taken back to China for burial. There are lists of the names. It is a "real" cemetary...More

5  Thank megant603
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This is a very sad part of the Baker City history. The Chinese immigrants that helped build the city were buried without ceremony in this tiny cemetery. Years later, the bones were exhumed, consecrated and returned to China for proper burial. What remains is a...More

1  Thank brandig189
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A must see if you visit Baker City Oregon. To know the story and what happened so long ago was well worth the visit

Thank Rhonda W
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