Southern Oregon Travel Guide

Southern Oregon Sights

Jacksonville Cemetery

  • Cemetery Rd. at N. Oregon St. Map It
  • Jacksonville
  • Cemetery
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 01/19/2016

Fodor's Review

A trip up the winding road—or, better yet, a hike via the old cart track marked Catholic access—leads to the resting place of the clans (the Britts, the Beekmans, and the Orths) that built Jacksonville. You'll also get a fascinating, if sometimes unattractive, view of the social dynamics of the Old West: older graves (the cemetery is still in use) are strictly segregated, Irish Catholics from Jews from Protestants. A somber granite plinth marks the pauper's field, where those who found themselves on the losing end of gold-rush economics entered eternity anonymously. The cemetery closes at sundown.

Sight Information


Cemetery Rd. at N. Oregon St., follow signs from downtown, Jacksonville, Oregon, 97530, USA

Map It



Published 01/19/2016


Book A Trip



  • CARS

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in Southern Oregon