Columbia Cemetery (Columbia, Missouri)

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Columbia Cemetery
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Columbia Cemetery (Columbia, Missouri) is located in Missouri
Columbia Cemetery (Columbia, Missouri)
Columbia Cemetery (Columbia, Missouri) is located in the US
Columbia Cemetery (Columbia, Missouri)
Location 30 East Broadway, Columbia, Missouri
Coordinates 38°56′56″N 92°20′13″W / 38.94889°N 92.33694°W / 38.94889; -92.33694Coordinates: 38°56′56″N 92°20′13″W / 38.94889°N 92.33694°W / 38.94889; -92.33694
Area 26 acres (11 ha)
Built 1858 (1858)
Architect Major, Horace F.,
Architectural style Romanesque, rural cemetery
NRHP reference # 06001335[1]
Added to NRHP February 1, 2007

The Columbia Cemetery in Columbia, Missouri has been in use as a cemetery since 1820.[2] The cemetery historically contains Caucasian, African-American, and Jewish (Beth Olem Cemetery, Beth Shalom Cemetery) sections. Located in the cemetery are a vernacular stone receiving vault (1887), and a Romanesque Revival style mausoleum (1911).[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Columbia Cemetery Association - History
  3. ^ Debbie Sheals (August 2006). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Columbia Cemetery" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2016-09-01. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f Mautino, Nicole (2008-04-15). "Spirits of Mizzou". University Archives muarchives.missouri.edu/. Retrieved November 5, 2009. 

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