During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are inviting people to take self-guided tours through Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum.

You can drive through the cemetery along 14 miles of paved roadway, or tour our newly painted white line route from the comfort of your car. You can also walk through the cemetery and practice social distancing, keeping at least 6 feet apart from other people who may be visiting the cemetery at the same time. Dog walking is permitted, but please follow our leash laws and clean up after them. You may also ride a bike through the cemetery by yourself or with a friend. Safe social distancing is recommended for all cyclists, too.

We have maps in a box right outside of our main office door, which is located immediately on the right as you enter the cemetery gates at 4947 W. Florissant. You may tour Bellefontaine Cemetery from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Cemetery gates are locked promptly at 5:00 p.m.

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To Ask For Freedom: The Fight for Women’s Suffrage

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  • Time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Venue: Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum

FreedomThis living history event celebrates the Women’s Suffrage Movement and the Suffragists of Bellefontaine Cemetery. Witness a Suffragist March and Rally in Wild Wood Valley Gardens.  The inspirational words of famous St Louis Suffrage leaders such as Edna Gellhorn, organizer of the 1916 Golden Lane Protest, and Florence Wyman Richardson, the first president of the St. Louis Equal Suffrage League will be shared during the rally.

Afterward,  mingle with women of the St Louis Suffrage Movement and hear more about national events 100 years ago.

Space is limited and reservations are required.  To assist with traffic and parking at the event space, we ask that you choose between two arrival times – 9:30 AM or 10:00 AM.



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