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Mount Mora Cemetery

824 Mount Mora Rd, Saint Joseph, MO 64501-1644
+1 816-232-4651
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Gorgeous monuments, so much history

Wish the caretaker's office had been open so we could have found a map of all the gravesite of... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Kristy M
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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Narrow Roads

Attraction recommended in local travel guide. Superintendent's office closed so unable to obtain... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
gsmama2015
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Columbia, Missouri
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824 Mount Mora Rd, Saint Joseph, MO 64501-1644
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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 12 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 2 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

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 24 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.

Thank lvs_dgs
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 12 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 22 August 2016

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

Thank lilliejl
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This cemetery is surprisingly beautiful. It reminds me of things we should be able to see in older cemeteries back east, not in the middle of Missouri.

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 4 October 2015

This cemetery was started in 1851 and contains confederate soldiers from the Civil War, pony express riders and 20 mausoleums that were built around the turn of the century. If you like old cemeteries and the stories they tell; this is a whole set of...More

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