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Beyond the Gates: Saints and Sinners at Bellefontaine Cemetery

April 11 @ 2:00 pm 4:00 pm

Off-site Event

Join Dan Fuller, Event and Volunteer Coordinator at Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum, for a public presentation off-site.

Beyond the Gates: Saints and Sinners at Bellefontaine Cemetery

The era in which we live may impact the definition of a Saint or a Sinner. For example, Virginia Minor worked most of her life to make the world better for others. During the Civil War, she worked with the St. Louis Union Aid Society-a precursor to the American Red Cross. Later she would strive to secure women the right to vote. At first, Virginia tried using the 14th Amendment to vote in the Presidential of 1872. Moving forward, she would be a Suffragist for the cause. In 1894 at the time of her death, no clergy would officiate since Virginia was disrupting the natural order of the times! Learn how others in their time may have been classified and how we view their lives today.

 
 

Thursday, April 11, 2024, from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

St. Louis County Library–Oak Bend Branch
842 S Holmes Ave, St. Louis, MO 63122
 
 
 
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MAKE A GIFT

These presentations are free. However, donations to the Friends of Bellefontaine Cemetery are gratefully accepted. To make a gift to the Friends of Bellefontaine, email Joe Shields or call our office at 314-381-0750. 

Make a gift online 
VENMO: @FriendsofBellefontaineCemetery 
PAYPAL: donations@bcastl.org 

Details

Date:
April 11
Time:
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cost:
FREE

Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum