Logan D. Dameron seems to have been the president of the Southwestern Book and Publishing Company, and this monument sits on his burial plot. It has acquired quite a bit of patina on it over the years, with its Flamboyant… Continue Reading
A Lieutenant in the United States Navy during the Civil War, Wilson McGunnegle served on board the U.S.S. St. Louis, sadly dying of tuberculosis in Annapolis, Maryland later on during the conflict. He has one of what is easily the… Continue Reading
I had never really looked at this mausoleum before, and I found some interesting details, such as this angel in bas-relief on the front door. I imagine the angel is an allusion to the one discovered in Christ’s tomb after… Continue Reading
I had never noticed these flowers blooming like this before at Bellefontaine Cemetery in the spring.
I like the different perspective that the winter brings to Bellefontaine Cemetery with the leaves off the trees, as the lay of the land is more obvious with its undulations and dips and bobs. The light is harsh and stark,… Continue Reading
We took a walk around the inside of the Western Lutheran Cemetery to take a closer look at some of the tombstones and monuments. I discovered that a Lutheran congregation in St. Louis County has been helping to maintain the… Continue Reading
I experimented around with different vantage points of the Busch Mausoleum, which was looking resplendent in the autumn light at Bellefontaine Cemetery.
There was a golden layer of leaves on the ground in Bellefontaine Cemetery when I visited a couple of weeks ago, and the light made everything glow.
It was an overcast day, but the din of combines harvesting corn was in the air. It was a beautiful sight to behold out in the countryside.
Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery lies just inside the city limits of St. Louis; there is a small neighborhood in between it and the River des Peres. It is not to be confused with the now-decommissioned Old St. Marcus Cemetery,… Continue Reading