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Eastern Cemetery, est. 1668

This cemetery is not only in horrible condition, but I've been told it's actually gotten better than it was. The city has all but abandoned this historic cemetery. Most of the cleaning and restoration is due to a volunteer effort by

But if you wish to contact Portland's cemetery division and remind them that this sacred and historic place that is under their responsibility is being destroyed...

Cemeteries Office (Evergreen & Forest City)
672 Stevens Avenue, Portland, ME 04103, Phone (207) 797-4597

Dept. of Public Services
55 Portland St.
Portland, ME 04101


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