Tour of Cold Water Cemetery

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coldwater001s.jpgCold Water Cemetery is probably the oldest existing burial ground of the American settlers who came west of the Mississippi River

coldwater008s.jpgA Memorial Garden was dedicated in 1976 and contains many unidentified tombstone and monument remnants

coldwater002s.jpg"In memory of the veterans buried herein and all other unmarked graves. A Bicentennial project"

honorwall-20130526s.jpgA Wall of Honor has been established for placement of Memorial Plaques

coldwater009s.jpg"In honor of Edward & Margaret Hume 1979 John Patterson Chapter DAR"

coldwater007s.jpgVeterans from nine wars are buried in the cemetery

coldwater004s.jpgThe MSSDAR has established a Perpetual Care Fund to take care of future needs of the cemetery

coldwater005s.jpgA new stone retaining wall was added in 1997

coldwater015.jpgThe cemetery is enclosed with beautiful black wrought iron fence and surrounded by woods

coldwater014s.jpgBurial and Cremation Plots may be purchased by DAR members, their families and family members of those already interred in the cemetery

coldwater006s.jpgNames of many pioneer settlers of St. Louis County may be seen on the monuments

coldwater011s.jpgEusebius Hubbard, Revolutionary War Soldier, moved to St. Louis County, Missouri about 1800

coldwater013s.jpgJohn Patterson, Sr., Revolutionary War Soldier, brought his family to Missouri from North Carolina in 1797

coldwater012s.jpgKeziah Horneday Patterson, first wife of John Patterson, Sr., believed to be one of the first burials in 1809, though original stone never found

coldwater010s.jpgReverend John Clark, first Protestant minister to preach the Gospel west of the Mississippi River and is closely associated with the earliest Methodist and Baptist history of Missouri