Photo courtesy of Robert Lawton via Wikicommons
May 15, 1850: The Bellefontaine Cemetery opened in St. Louis. This historic place holds the remains of and monuments to some of the nation's greatest.
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.