Bellefontaine Cemetery is just north of St. Louis in Florissant. Missouri and totally worth a side trip if you’re headed that way.
In a previous post, I focused on statues of women in mourning at Bellefontaine. Just gorgeous.
Can you imagine visiting these two memorials when they were new and even more lifelike? I’ll come back to Bellefontaine. There are some spectacular buildings here too.
2 thoughts on “Children and Angels in Bellefontaine, Florissant, Missouri”
These are stunning photos. I can barely imagine visiting these memorials today and certainly can’t imagine seeing them as a loved one left behind. Children’s memorials are always the saddest to me.
With older memorials, at least we know the parents aren’t grieving any more. And, they left behind these incredible works of art. I wonder if they imagined or would have cared that a hundred years later, people would be so fascinated by them.