Cleaning Days!

Calling for all hands on deck!

We need your help to restore a National Historic site in Albany

WHEN:   Sundays, September 11 & 25 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
WHERE: Albany Hebrew Cemetery, aka Waverly Jewish Cemetery
  3165 SE Salem Ave, Albany, Oregon
Listed on the National Historic Register as the only Jewish cemetery between Portland and Eugene  when it was established in1877.
WHAT:    Headstone cleaning days, held in conjunction with an Oregon State Grant, the funds of which will be used to pay for restoration of monuments in the cemetery that need professional attention.

Come for any amount of time! Your volunteer hours will count towards our receiving the needed funding. Cleaning supplies and experienced guidance for care of the stones will be provided. Children must be accompanied by adults at all times. Suggested items to bring: work gloves or latex gloves, water bottle, snacks/lunch, kneeling pad or folding chair.

Before Cleaning          After Cleaning

before      after


Sponsored by the Willamette Valley Jewish Community Burial Society
This cemetery restoration project is supported in part by a grant from the
Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries and the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.

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