Black History at Bellefontaine Cemetery
February is Black History Month. Bellefontaine Cemetery holds fascinating and still developing stories of famous and forgotten Black St. Louisans. Please join us for a free African American History presentation via Zoom video conferencing. We will explore the rich heritage of African Americans connected to Bellefontaine Cemetery and Arboretum during these 50-minute presentations. Dan Fuller, our Volunteer and Event Coordinator, will share historical stories about Susan J. Rutherford, Priscilla Baltimore, Dr. Helen Elizabeth Nash, Reverend John Berry and Mary Meachum, Nelly “Aunt Nelly” Warren, Ida Woolfolk, Sherman Parker, and many more.