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African American History at Bellefontaine Cemetery

African American History at Bellefontaine Cemetery

Join us at Hotchkiss Chapel for a one hour presentation focused on the history of African Americans interred at Bellefontiane. We’ll discuss historic figures such as Rev. John Richard Anderson and John Berry Meachum as well as how Free People of Color and Slaves alike came to rest at Bellefontaine.…...

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What is Green Burial?

Curious about green burial but don’t know what or who to ask? Join Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum’s Green Burial expert, Gracie Griffin, as she provides a closer look at green burial practices, dispels myths, and explores some exciting and fascinating options available throughout the world. You will learn the range…...

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What is Green Burial?

Curious about green burial but don’t know what or who to ask? Join Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum’s Green Burial expert, Gracie Griffin, as she provides a closer look at green burial practices, dispels myths, and explores some exciting and fascinating options available throughout the world. You will learn the range…...

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Bellefontaine in Bloom – Conservation Partnership with the Missouri Botanical Garden

In late 2016, Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum Horticulture Supervisor, Kyle Cheesborough, began collaborating with colleagues from the Missouri Botanical Garden to devise a conservation action plan between the two entities.  The collaboration resulted in a grant from the American Public Gardens Association to conserve the genetic material from populations of…...

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