Mount Mora Cemetery

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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 US
Mount Mora Cemetery
Location 824 Mount Mora Rd., St. Joseph, Missouri
Coordinates 39°46′39″N 94°50′31″W / 39.77750°N 94.84194°W / 39.77750; -94.84194Coordinates: 39°46′39″N 94°50′31″W / 39.77750°N 94.84194°W / 39.77750; -94.84194
Area 20 acres (8.1 ha)
Architect Powell, W. Angelo; Noyes, John
Architectural style Mid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian
NRHP Reference # 06000626[1]
Added to NRHP July 19, 2006

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.

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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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  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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