Old Lorimier Cemetery
1
500 N. Fountain St.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Phone: 800-777-0068
Open 8 a.m.-sunset.
Established in 1808, the cemetery is believed to hold more than 6,500 burial sites, most of which are unmarked. More than 1,200 Civil War soldiers are buried there.

A sidewalk serves as a north-south dividing line. It is said, Catholics are buried on the south, Protestants on the north.

The east slope is believed to be the burial grounds of African-Americans.
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GENERAL INTEREST INFO
  • open year-round
  • This facility is on the National Register of Historic Places
FOR TRAVELERS WITH DISABILITIES
  • Not Wheelchair Accessible
SMOKING POLICY
  • No Smoking
SUITABLE FOR THESE AGE GROUPS
  • tweens (age 6-12)
  • teens (13-18)
  • adults (18+)
  • senior adults (55+)
ACTIVITIES ON-SITE OR WITHIN 10 MILES
  • casino gaming
  • fishing
  • winery / vineyard
  • biking / walking trails
  • backpacking trail
  • golf
PET POLICY
  • service animals welcome
  • pets on leash allowed
RATES
  • free admission
GROUP POLICY
  • advance contact required
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