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Calvary Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery is located in North St. Louis. It was established in 1857 as a Roman Catholic cemetery to receive the remains of those who were buried at the cemetery located at the Old Cathedral in the city of St. Louis. These burial graves needed to be moved to make way for the expansion of the city. Many notable people are buried there, such as several members of the Chouteau family, founders of St. Louis; Mickey Carroll, a Wizard of Oz munchkin; Dred Scott, a freed slave who was the subject of an important US Supreme Court case; Tennessee Williams, an American playwright, and William Tecumseh Sherman, a Civil War general for the Union.

Calvary Cemetery Address and Phone Numbers

Calvary Cemetery
5239 W. Florissant Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63115
314-381-1313

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