Oregon's Cemeteries Web Exhibit
About the photo
A moss-covered statue of a Civil War Union soldier stands in historic Crystal Lake Cemetery in Corvallis. The statue was dedicated during the 1908 Memorial Day events. (Scenic photo D7K_6797)
About the cemetery
Crystal Lake Cemetery
ca. 3,813 burials
Masonic Lodge No. 14 maintained this cemetery for more than 140 years before transferring ownership to Benton County in 2001. Many prominent Corvallis residents, including pioneer Joseph C. Avery and World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Edward C. Allworth, are laid to rest here. The cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.