The cemetery was established in 1851 on land owned by I. I. and Sarah Moore. Miyo Iwakoshi, believed to be the first Japanese person to live in Oregon, is buried here. The cemetery was acquired by Multnomah County in 1957.
Metro’s Escobar and White Birch cemeteries are adjacent.
Gresham Pioneer Cemetery is closed to burials.
During inclement weather, please check oregonmetro.gov/cemeteries for information about any closures.