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Steamboaters – Zoom Presentation

October 4, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 8:30 pm

Steamboaters and Bellefontaine Cemetery

Whether we are talking pilots, captains, or owners, the waterways and the ships that traversed them helped define St. Louis and the region. At first, it was every man—or boat—for himself, but soon set timetables and routes were established. This led to competition among private owners and groups, leaving casualties in the wake of organization. Then there is the river: at once a superhighway and a vexed spirt. Accidents and mishaps on the Mississippi mean a short life for most ships and many who guide them.

Watch from the comfort of your home or wherever you may be! Sign up now for this free video presentation on Wednesday, October 4th at 7:00 p.m.




Tours 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.

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October 4, 2023
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum