in the Kansas
GRAVE SITES AND CEMETERIES
CARRY A. NATION GRAVE SITE 1846-1911 29
Cambridge and Scott (Belton Cemetery)
From about 1901 until her death in 1911, she carried her rock-throwing,
pipe-throwing, ax-wielding, Bible reading crusade against alcohol in 48
states, England, Scotland and Mexico. She transformed it into a militant giant
that eventually put the 18th Amendment into the Constitution.
COLE YOUNGER GRAVE SITE 30
3rd and Independence
Lee's Summit, MO
Cole Younger, Lee's Summit's most famous son was laid to rest in the
Lee's Summit cemetery in 1916. He was also famous for the company he kept.
He was a Captain in Quantrills Army Company, leader of the gang known as
the Younger brothers, and rode shotgun with the infamous James Gang.
After mending his ways, Cole Younger, later reformed, traveled extensively
lecturing on the wrongs he committed during his youth. Coles' mother and three
brothers are also buried in the cemetery.
DALE CARNEGIE GRAVE SITE 1888-1955 31
Cambridge and S. Scott (Belton Cemetery)
Author of "How to Win Friends and Influence People" published in 1936 was
his most famous book. He had the radio program "Five Minute Biographies" and
a syndicated column which appeared in 71 newspapers.
DANIEL MORGAN BOONE GRAVE SITE 1769-1839 32
63rd & Brooklyn
Kansas City, MO
Daniel Morgan Boone, the seventh son of Daniel Boone served in the
Missouri MTD Militia in the war of 1812. He was buried on the family farm June 13,
1839, This acreage was part of his 80 acre farm and later became the Boone Hayes
cemetery now located at 63rd and Brooklyn.
FRANK JAMES GRAVESITE 33
23rd and Maywood Ave.
Frank James, the brother of Jesse, was a Missouri native, train robber and
a Confederate Army veteran. His grave site can be seen in the Hill Park
Cemetery. In 1944 his wife Ann Ralston James was buried beside him.
ELMWOOD CEMETERY 34
4900 Truman Road
Kansas City, MO
HOURS: Open hours vary
Where Kansas City's past is buried. Some grave sites date to the 1840's.
You will see the sites of Jacob Loose and Kirkland Armour and many
others. Visit the beautiful Armour chapel.
HURON INDIAN CEMETERY 35
Armstrong & 7th Street
Kansas City, KS
Tribal burial grounds of Wyandotte Indians, with an estimated 400 burials
from 1844 to 1959 and is the final burial ground of many of the Chiefs of the
Wyandotte Nation. Historical plaques are at the cemetery entrance. Listed
on National Historical Places. Restored in 1979.
JESSE JAMES GRAVE SITE 36
Jesse's grave was moved from the front lawn of the farm to Mount
Olivet Cemetery when the safety of his remains were no longer a threat from
grave robbers. The grave site is located on the west side of the cemetery .
JIM BRIDGER GRAVE SITE 1804-1881 37
614 Brookside (Mount Washington Cemetery)
Jim Bridger, an early frontier scout, Indian fighter, fur trapper and trader.
He discovered the South Pass through the Rockies in 1827, the Great Salt Lake
in 1834 and was the founder of Fort Bridger in 1843. He also ran a supply post
in old Westport along the Santa Fe Trail.
UNION CEMETERY 38
227 E. 28th Street
Kansas City, MO
HOURS: Day light
Kansas City's oldest cemetery is the last resting place for many Civil
war soldiers and is where many of Kansas City's founders are buried. Names here
reflect many of the streets and parks in Kansas City.
UNION CEMETERY 39
One Half Mile W. 75th & K-7
Union Army soldiers Monument and Civil War Burial Ground.