Bellefontaine Cemetery St Louis Missouri
Bellefontaine Cemetery in St Louis Missouri was founded in 1849 as a rural cemetery, it's a huge cemetery sitting on 314 acres of land and over 87,000 graves including those of William Clark of the Lewis and Clark expedition Adolfus Busch, Thomas Hart Benton, and William S. Burroughs and many Union and Confederate soldiers from the American Civil War are buried at Bellefontaine, as well as numerous local and state politicians.
The Haunted Mausoleums of Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.
KETC | Living St. Louis | Bellefontaine Cemetery
From KETC, LIVING ST. LOUIS Producer Jim Kirchherr visits Bellefontaine Cemetery with Carol Ferring Sherpley, author of Movers and Shakers, Scalawags and Suffragettes: Tales From Bellefontaine Cemetery. They visit some of the famous tombs and monuments, including the William Clark obelisk, the Wainwright mausoleum designed by Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright, and the Adolphus Busch tomb. They pair also explore some of the more off the beaten path grave sites and discuss the stories that made these residents of Bellefontaine either famous or infamous.
Bellefontaine Cemetery - St. Louis, Missouri (#100)
Join along on a visit to Bellefontaine Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri.
“Bellefontaine Cemetery is a nonprofit, non-denominational cemetery and arboretum located in St. Louis, Missouri. Founded in 1849 as a rural cemetery, Bellefontaine is home to a number of architecturally significant monuments and mausoleums such as the Louis Sullivan-designed Wainwright Tomb, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The cemetery contains 314 acres (1.27 km2) of land and over 87,000 graves, including those of William Clark, Adolphus Busch, Thomas Hart Benton, and William S. Burroughs. Many Union and Confederate soldiers from the American Civil War are buried at Bellefontaine, as well as numerous local and state politicians.”
In this video you will see the graves and monuments of..
Adolphus Busch - Founder of Anheuser Busch Brewery:
Wainwright Tomb - National Historic Landmark mausoleum:
Frederick Wallace Paramore:
William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition:
Captain Isaiah Sellers - Famed steamboat captain and the first “Mark Twain”
Tom Allen - First International Bare-Knuckle Heavy-Weight Boxing Champion of the World:
St. Louis Protestant Orphan Asylum:
David Rowland Francis - 27th Governor of Missouri and President of 1904 World’s Fair:
Sterling Price - 11th Governor of Missouri and Confederate General. During the Civil War his forces were defeated in the Battle of Westport (modern day Kansas City)
Thomas Hart Benton - First U.S. Senator from Missouri:
George Graham Vest - Senator and author of the dog lover’s favorite phrase: “man’s best friend.”
Frank N. Tate (Tate Mausoleum) - Owner of theatre chain:
George R. Taylor - Mausoleum designed by George Ingham Barnett:
Alanson D. Brown and George Warren Brown (Brown Brother’s Mausoleum) - Shoe manufacturers:
James MacCash - Founder of the Order of Scottish Clans:
**This is the 100th video for my Historic Cemeteries & Graves playlist**
Historic Bellefontaine Cemetery
Bellefontaine Cemetery Slide Show - Saint Louis, MO, June 22, 2016
Photos taken by Shelley Pryor, Karen Spreitler and Deanne Flatley
Musical accompaniment: Heavenly Grass
Poem: Tennessee Williams
Music: Paul Bowles
Performance: Bridgette Cooper-Anderson
Photos of Bellefontaine Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri. This place is very beautiful and has some well-known people buried there such as William Clark, the Lemp family, and Adolphus Busch. It is known as the second Forest Park.
THE TOMBSTONE TOURIST - BELLEFONTAINE CEMETERY
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