One of the Foundation's missions is to protect and preserve
our local heritage. Nowhere could this be of more importance
than at Missouri's oldest cemetery, the Ste. Genevieve
Memorial Cemetery, where many of Missouri’s first pioneers
On this major restoration project, the Foundation's goal has
been to clean-up and restore the grounds, repair stone walls,
replace and install fencing and improve the landscaping
throughout the park. These efforts have also included the
systematic repairing, cleaning and documentation of as many
monuments as funding allows.
With the help of grants from the National Trust for Historic
Preservation, the City of Ste. Genevieve, concerned citizen
and student volunteers, the Foundation is very proud to
present to the public a much improved and informative
heritage site that is sure to spur the interest of all who see it.
Detailed information on the grave markers, genealogy and
other pertinent data will soon be available on this web site.
Restoration & Preservation
Can You Help?
We're currently looking for assistance with projects -
talented people, suggestions, letter writing campaigns to our
governmental leaders and national organizations, and of
course, funds to help keep these national treasures a
welcoming site for visitors and families.
If you'd like to help in any way, click here.....
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Foundation for Restoration of Ste. Genevieve, Inc - PO Box 88 - Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
|Missouri's Oldest Cemetery!
5th & Merchant Streets - Sainte Genevieve