Vol. 11, No. 2 - The Confluence - A regional studies journal published by Lindenwood University Press.
The Confluence is a regional studies journal published by Lindenwood University, dedicated to the diversity of ideas and disciplines of a liberal arts university. It is committed to the intersection of history, art and architecture, design, science, social science, and public policy. Its articles are diverse by design.
Starting in the 1830s, cemeteries in cities like St. Louis became more than just burial grounds. They became places people visited and conveyors of a city’s collective memory. All this was conveyed in Truman Marcellus Post’s sermon at the dedication of Bellefontaine Cemetery in 1850.
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