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Chinese Cemetery

Windmill Rd, Baker City, OR 97814
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It's more a marker

I was so disappointed in the cemetery. It has been poorly maintained, is very small and lacks... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
gooddogid3783
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New Plymouth, Idaho
Amazing part of history

It was as if I went back in time. To think how much work the Chinese did way back then. There were... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
JJWeatheral
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Mahe Island, Seychelles
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  • Average30%
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Windmill Rd, Baker City, OR 97814
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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

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

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

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

1  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

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
Reviewed 24 July 2016

On this trip, I took my friends to see the little Cemetery. The history of this location is interesting, and it does not take very long to read the signs and realize the impact that the Chinese laborers had on the community and how they...More

Thank Velda A
Reviewed 28 January 2016

The site is North of town and a bit hard to find. You need to take your time and be sure to have good footwear on. The site is not as well maintained as it would be with a bigger Chinese community presents where here...More

3  Thank Larry B
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