Tag Archives: Oregon History

The Love Story

This November 106 years ago, the couple in Portland, Oregon’s opulent Rae Room tomb finally married. As revealed in ‘Whispers From The Tomb,’ tough and craggy lumberman George Rae was actually a closet romantic: “At first glance, the wedding date … Continue reading

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Video of Portland’s Rae Room Tomb

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The End Of A Perfect Day

Many wonder about the beautiful stained glass in Portland’s ‘Rae Room’ tomb. Some suggest that wooded scene was placed inside the elaborate sepulchre given George Rae’s work as a lumberman. But might there be more behind this seemingly minor clue? … Continue reading

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Portland’s 2019 ‘Rae Room’ Tomb Schedule

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Hello, My Name is Elizabeth

Hell0, my name is Elizabeth Rae. This Memorial Day, you’re invited to learn about my life and view the magnificent tomb built for my husband George and I. 

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Portland’s 2018 ‘Rae Room’ Tomb Schedule

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Portland’s 2017 ‘Rae Room’ Tomb Schedule

The 2017 Memorial Day schedule for Wilhelm’s Portland Memorial and the Rae Room has been announced.   

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Mysterious Tomb Story Featured In New Book

The recent publication of a new book, Our Portland Story Volume 2 features an article by author Roy Widing about Oregon’s intriguing Rae tomb. Graphic design is by Joan Lundell. The story surrounding this fascinating true Oregon mystery is detailed in … Continue reading

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New Book Features Whispers From The Tomb

The fascinating story behind Whispers From The Tomb is now being featured in a brand new book, Our Portland Story Volume 2, for which a book launch party is now scheduled. Return here for updates as new information becomes available!

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