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Baker City, Oregon: Chinese Graveyard

Chinese railroad workers were buried here. There are monuments and shrines on the property.

2350 Windmill Rd, Baker City, OR
East of exit 304 on Interstate 84 behind the Grocery Outlet store.
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Chinese Cemetery.

Chinese Cemetery

The Chinese Cemetery is way more interesting than the dilapidated windmill across the road. Plus it marks a significant historical experience in Oregon's history.

[Emily Brault, 09/28/2022]
Chinese Graveyard

This Chinese burying ground lies just east of the I-84 exit as you move away from the center of Baker City. Chinese railroad workers were buried here. Some of their remains were repatriated to China. There are monuments and shrines on the property. Worth a visit. [William Bliss, 12/13/2021]

Chinese Cemetery - Removed Bones Sign

Two reader boards explain the history of this Chinese Cemetery and of the Chinese people of Baker City. About 46 people were originally buried here. Most have been moved, though sunken ground can show where empty graves are. [Crisa, 03/21/2017]

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