Bellefontaine Cemetery St. Louis MO

March 7, 1849

Many of Missouri’s most important pioneers and leaders are buried in the Bellefontaine Cemetery, which was started on this date.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.