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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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Cathleen’s Walking Tour

Enjoy a two-hour walk exploring the cemetery and arboretum.  Cathleen will share stories of the intriguing historic figures buried at Bellefontaine, as well as architectural highlights and horticulture features found throughout the walk.  As a Master Guide with Bellefontaine for many years, Cathleen has a vast knowledge about the cemetery…...

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Civil War Walking Tour

Your three-hour walk with Guides Dave and Dan will explore individuals with north and southern leanings. Bellefontaine Cemetery has a perspective of the Civil War years seldom found throughout the states. Explore the beginning with the ‘Camp Jackson’ affair, the south with Generals; Sterling Price and Alexander Peter Stewart, the…...

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Cathleen’s Walking Tour

Enjoy a two-hour walk exploring the cemetery and arboretum.  Cathleen will share stories of the intriguing historic figures buried at Bellefontaine, as well as architectural highlights and horticulture features found throughout the walk.  As a Master Guide with Bellefontaine for many years, Cathleen has a vast knowledge about the cemetery…...

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