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Mausoleum I Walking Tour
September 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 amFREE
Located on the 314 acres of Bellefontaine Cemetery are over 100 Mausoleums. As St. Louisans had grand homes throughout the city, they also had grand mausoleums on the grounds of Bellefontaine. This tour focuses on the history, iconography, and architecture of these grand structures. Entrance into a few of these mausoleums has been granted by the families. Explore these ‘Forever Homes’ with two guides who will share stories of the family and the structures.
♦ Space is limited, and reservations are required.
♦ Tour will cover about 2 miles across moderate terrain over both pavement and grass.
♦ Please wear appropriate walking attire.
♦ Please arrive between 15 to 20 minutes before tour time for a prompt departure.
♦ Tours are free, however, donations to the Friends of Bellefontaine Cemetery are gratefully accepted.