Oregon Civil War Sesquicentennial is hosting the 3rd annual Civil War Veterans Bike Tour at Portland's Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery on Sunday, August 25, 2013 to coincide with the city;s Southeast Portland Sunday Parkways event. Participants in the bicycle friendly event are invited to take a free Civil War Veterans Cemetery bike tour starting at 2:00pm. The free event will be staffed by volunteers from the Oregon Civil War 150th Commission, and will start at 2:00pm at the Soldiers monument located in the center plaza at Lone Fir Cemetery. 

Lone Fir Cemetery is located at S.E 26th and Stark , and is notable for being the final resting place for over 330 Union and Confederate veterans who chose to move to Oregon after the war to start new lives and contribute to the growth and prosperity of our fledgling state. For more information chcek out our informative website at