Brownsville, Oregon: Carved Headstone

Wood-carved headstone of a torso and head in the old 19th century Pioneer Cemetery.

Brownsville Pioneer Cemetery

Address:
Kirk Ave., Brownsville, OR
Directions:
Brownsville Pioneer Cemetery. East of town. From Main St. go east on Kirk Ave, then left up into cemetery.
Hours:
Open until just before dusk. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Free.
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Carved Headstone

I love pioneer cemeteries. I was walking through this fantastic pioneer cemetery and came across this great wood-carved headstone. This guy is sitting in a chair and sticking out of the ground from the waist up. There is no name on him or next to him, so I'm not sure if he is supposed to be a headstone or just there to watch over someone. The surrounding graves are from the 1880s, so he is probably about that old too.

[Jody Day, 06/01/2011]

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