Mount Mora Cemetery

Mount Mora Cemetery is the oldest public cemetery in St. Joseph, Missouri. Among those who are buried in the cemetery are three governors, a U.S. senator, soldiers from both sides in the American Civil War and riders of the Pony Express.[2] In October 2006, several headstones including that of Missouri governor Silas Woodson were damaged by vandals.

Mount Mora Cemetery
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Entrance on Mount Mora Street
Mount Mora Cemetery is located in Missouri
Mount Mora Cemetery
Mount Mora Cemetery is located in the United States
Mount Mora Cemetery
Location824 Mount Mora Rd., St. Joseph, Missouri
Coordinates39°46′33″N 94°50′31″W / 39.77583°N 94.84194°W / 39.77583; -94.84194Coordinates: 39°46′33″N 94°50′31″W / 39.77583°N 94.84194°W / 39.77583; -94.84194
Area20 acres (8.1 ha)
ArchitectPowell, W. Angelo; Noyes, John
Architectural styleMid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian
NRHP reference No.06000626[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 19, 2006

The cemetery was added to the National Register of Historic Places in July 2006.[1]

Mt. Mora St. Joseph, MO
Mt. Mora St. Joseph, MO
Mt. Mora St. Joseph, MO
Mt. Mora St. Joseph, MO

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Barbara Turner (January 2006). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Mount Mora Cemetery" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2016-09-01.

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