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Oldest Cemetary in Saint Joseph

The cemetary is divided into sections. The mausoleums were very interesting. The had very cool old... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Sharon O
Omaha, Nebraska
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As an admirer of the old stone work in old Cemeteries like this it was fantastic to visit.

I am an admirer of the older handcrafted grave stones and this Cemetery provided for a real... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
Poplar Bluff, Missouri
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824 Mount Mora Rd, Saint Joseph, MO 64501-1644
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

The cemetary is divided into sections. The mausoleums were very interesting. The had very cool old metal gates in front of the doors, and beautiful designs. It is amazing how well preserved most of them are. It was interesting seeing some names of headstones that...More

Thank Sharon O
Reviewed 8 May 2018

I am an admirer of the older handcrafted grave stones and this Cemetery provided for a real interesting experience with several different examples of grave monuments to look at and a row of hand crafted burial crypts to see.

1  Thank Semoman
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Wish the caretaker's office had been open so we could have found a map of all the gravesite of interest. The monuments and mausoleums were very impressive, and the setting is beautiful. We love cemeteries, and this one is worth the time.

Thank Kristy M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Attraction recommended in local travel guide. Superintendent's office closed so unable to obtain maps of famous graves. Drove around property. Able to see one governor's grave as well as civil war era graves. Be aware roads are narrow and curvey.

Thank gsmama2015
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Really enjoyed this guided tour of the cemetery. So much history here. Burial plots of Missouri Governors, Civil War Veterans, and Pony Express riders among others. Beautiful mausoleums; some with stained glass windows.

Thank judi262
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This was a fun place to spend some time. It has enormous monuments and most of them are of famous people that actually started St. Joseph, MO. You could drive through town and see the huge homes and then go to the cemetery and actually...More

1  Thank Helen C
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Enjoyed an afternoon of exploring this beautiful cemetery. Be sure to see the mausoleums just to your left as you enter. A good way to see a history of an area unveiled here.

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We attended the presentation of Mt. Mora Cemetery last night of "Voices of the Past"! What a wonderful evening listening to the actors relive their past experiences portraying residences of the cemetery! This was a sell out again this year! We look forward to next...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Every time that I come to St Joseph, I visit this a cemetery. It is the oldest center in the city and is full of beautiful stones and marvelous crypts. It is a wonderful place to walk and reflect.

Thank Shawna L
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very historical and work taking time to just wander and look around. The headstones date back before the late 1800's.

Thank Judy L
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Johnna E
21 July 2018|
Response from Semoman | Reviewed this property |
Do not recall a site you are referring to at or near the cemetery but they do have have several graves of Civil War era soldier and some war memorial monuments.