September 2017

Author of state song gets new headstone in Warrenton

September 15th 2017 – Warrenton, OR

Warrington, OR headstoneJohn A. Buchanan, author of the state song “Oregon, My Oregon,” is buried in Ocean View Cemetery.
Until recently, his resting place was marked by a fairly nondescript headstone with his name and years of birth and death.
To make sure people do not forget her grandfather’s contribution to state history, Carol Lambert and the Daughters of the American Revolution raised around $8,600 for a new headstone, installed Thursday, complete with Buchanan’s famous lyrics
Read more at the here.