It’s been another year, and it’s still hasn’t been fixed, as photos from a concerned citizens provided to me show.
The Lemp Mausoleum is less than half full, and probably will be forever. See the inside at this earlier post here.
I’ve been coming by the Wainwright Tomb (designed by Louis Sullivan for the same man as the office building downtown) for over a decade, and it’s interesting to see how it’s changed over the years.
North of his old friend and business partner, Adam Lemp’s grave, there is the family plot of Louis Bach, who also was active in politics and city government in pre-Civil War St. Louis. As my new research will show next… Continue Reading
I went by Hirstein Cemetery, where many of my oldest ancestors in America are buried, in the first weekend of August. It was a hot day, but the clouds in the sky made for beautiful light. This obelisk had not… Continue Reading
I made a detour by Greenwood Cemetery, which is the last resting place of Harriett Scott among many other famous African Americans, and I was excited to see that volunteers working under the direction of the non-profit that now manages… Continue Reading
I felt as if I was in Scotland again when I visited Calvary Cemetery recently. After all of the rain and warm temperatures, there seems to be a haze over the city and rolling hills, and everything is so green.… Continue Reading
Frederick A. Berthold had many children, but three of them apparently did not make it out of childhood. The monument is very close to the Sarpy-Morrison plot from yesterday. He died at the age of 48 in 1868.