This two-hour walk with Master Guides Tom and Dan will focus on Prospect Avenue – home to many of Bellefontaine’s mausolea. After meeting at Willow Gate House to organize, the tour group will drive and park near a southern point in the cemetery. The walk will cover less than a mile of moderate terrain and visit 20 mausolea. Permission has been granted to enter; the Wainwright, Lemp and Pierce mausolea for this tour.
Information will be given on the people and the structures which house these notable St. Louis families including, Cupples, Brown, Bixby, Waldbart and Spink.
♦ Space is limited and reservations are required
♦ Walking terrain is mild with a mixture of hard and soft surfaces
♦ Please wear appropriate outdoor walking attire
♦ We ask that everyone arrive between 15 to 20 minutes before tour time for a prompt departure
♦This is a rain or shine event except in the case of extreme lightning
Tours are free, however, donations to the Friends of Bellefontaine Cemetery are gratefully accepted.