Mount Zion Church and Cemetery (Hallsville, Missouri)

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Mount Zion Church and Cemetery
Mt. Zion Church west.jpeg
The church building from the west
Mount Zion Church and Cemetery (Hallsville, Missouri) is located in Missouri
Mount Zion Church and Cemetery (Hallsville, Missouri)
Mount Zion Church and Cemetery (Hallsville, Missouri) is located in the US
Mount Zion Church and Cemetery (Hallsville, Missouri)
Location 11070 E. Mount Zion Road, Hallsville, Missouri
Coordinates 39°4′9″N 92°10′45″W / 39.06917°N 92.17917°W / 39.06917; -92.17917Coordinates: 39°4′9″N 92°10′45″W / 39.06917°N 92.17917°W / 39.06917; -92.17917
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Architect Weldon Jones, Wesley Sebastian, Martin and James Carlos, Charles Critchfield
Architectural style Gothic Revival
MPS Rural Church Architecture of Missouri, c. 1819 to c. 1945 MPS
NRHP reference # 12001177[1]
Added to NRHP January 14, 2013

Mount Zion Church and Cemetery is a historic church and cemetery located east of Hallsville in Boone County, Missouri. The Gothic Revival style frame church was built in 1903. It was the location of the Battle of Mount Zion Church during the American Civil War.[2] The cemetery contains over seven hundred grave sites, including many American Civil War soldiers.[3] The grounds contain a memorial to the Missouri State Guard.[4] The church is still functioning today.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 1/14/13 through 1/18/13. National Park Service. 2013-01-25. 
  2. ^ http://www.mcwm.org/history_battle-of-mount-zion-church.html
  3. ^ http://mtzioncemeteryboonecomo.webs.com/
  4. ^ Bonnie L. Durk and Tiffany Patterson (August 2012). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Mount Zion Church and Cemetery" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2016-09-01. 

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The confederate memorial located near the church building