(314) 381-0750
4947 W Florissant Ave, St. Louis, MO 63115

Mausoleum I Walking Tour – 10:00 a.m.

Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum

Mausoleum I Walking Tours 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 guides who will share stories of the family and the structures.   ♦ Space is limited, and reservations are required ♦ Tour will cover less than 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.   Reserve your Mausoleum I Walking Tour ticket(s) (10 a.m. until noon)   Get Tickets Here   MAKE A GIFT To make a gift to the Friends of Bellefontaine, email Cara Crocker or call our office at 314-381-0750. Make a gift onlineVENMO: @FriendsofBellefontaineCemeteryPAYPAL: ccrocker@bcastl.org

FREE

1964 St. Louis Cardinals Presentation and Book-signing Event

Bellefontaine Cemetery 4947 W. Florissant, Saint Louis

1964 St. Louis Cardinals Presentation and Book-signing Event Join us at our Historic Hotchkiss Chapel for a book presentation from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. Question and answer time with the author will follow, with a book-signing event from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. In one of the most exciting seasons in baseball history, the 1964 St. Louis Cardinals surged in the final months to steal the pennant and top the mighty Yankees in seven games to capture the World Series. How did an unlikely assortment of people and events come together for such a monumental achievement? Look no further than ’64 Cardinals, a photo-illustrated story of promise, turmoil, and triumph. Discover how the famous trade for Lou Brock provided a jolt that reversed a summer swoon. Witness superstar pitcher Bob Gibson ascend to dominance down the stretch and meet the other indispensables—Curt Flood, Dick Groat, Bill White, Julian Javier, Tim McCarver, Mike Shannon, Barney Schultz, team captain Kenny Boyer, and others—who helped power the team through the National League meat-grinder and the ultimate clash of historic heavyweights. High drama wasn’t limited to the field, thanks to a harddriving owner, Gussie Busch, and his “special consultant,” Branch Rickey. The book illuminates how palace intrigue foreshadowed the unthinkable departures of general manager Bing Devine and manager Johnny Keane during and after the Series, respectively. With key facts, engaging anecdotes, and direct observations from players who lived the experience this rare volume will bring to life a truly thrilling season. An exhilarating ride for any baseball fan, ’64 Cardinals also heralds the return of the writing team of baseball historian Bob Tiemann and broadcast journalist Ron Jacober, who co-authored the local bestseller Immortal Moments in Cardinals History. Whether you watched the 1964 Cardinals in person, or have just heard the stories passed down over the years, this book is the capstone on any baseball lover’s collection.Bellefontaine Cemetery has a rich Baseball history dating back to the Club Era up to the modern age of baseball, including one of the original owners of the St. Louis Cardinals. This event is free. Books will be available for purchase. Sign up now! REGISTER NOW! Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum is located at 4947 W. Florissant,  Upon arriving at the cemetery, and entering the cemetery gates, follow white signage with green arrows to Hotchiss Chapel.   MAKE A GIFT This event is free, however, donations to the Friends of Bellefontaine Cemetery are gratefully accepted. To make a gift to the Friends of Bellefontaine, email Cara Crocker or call our office at 314-381-0750.   Make a gift onlineVENMO: @FriendsofBellefontaineCemeteryPAYPAL: ccrocker@bcastl.org

Free

Mausoleum II Walking Tour – 1:30 p.m.

Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum

Mausoleum II Walking Tours 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 guides who will share stories of the family and the structures.   ♦ Space is limited, and reservations are required ♦ Tour will cover less than 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.   Reserve your Mausoleum II Walking Tour ticket(s) (1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.) Get Tickets Here   MAKE A GIFT To make a gift to the Friends of Bellefontaine, email Cara Crocker or call our office at 314-381-0750. Make a gift onlineVENMO: @FriendsofBellefontaineCemeteryPAYPAL: ccrocker@bcastl.org

FREE