Joseph Meek's Tombstone

Title

Joseph Meek's Tombstone

Description

Black and white image of an obelisk grave marker. Marker is white stone and sits on a concrete plinth in a cemetery. Trees and bushes in full leaf are visible in the background, and the name of 'Col. Joseph L. Meek' is just visible on the bottom pediment of the marker.
[Back] Tombstone on Joe Meeks [sic] Grave at Tualatin Plains Presbyterian Church, or Old Scotch Church Cemetery. Church building was dedicated in 1878.

Date Created

circa 1960s

Subject

Sepulchral monuments
Pioneers
Oregon Territory--History
Cemeteries
Yakama Indians
Fur traders
Meek, Joseph Lafayette, 1810-1875
Genealogy & Family History
Human Migration
Local & State History
Social History

Place

Hillsboro, Oregon

Medium

photographic prints

Language

English

Identifier

WCMpic_001014

Rights

Online access to this image is for research and educational purposes only. To inquire about permissions, order a reproduction, or for more information, please contact the Five Oaks Museum at Research@FiveOaksMuseum.org.

Source

Robert L. Benson Research Library, Five Oaks Museum

Collection