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Machpelah Cemetery


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Machpelah Cemetery was established by an act of the Missouri General Assembly in 1849. It's name comes from the Old Testament, the 23rd chapter of Genesis, and contains the graves of many early settlers, Confederate soldiers, prominent citizens and victims of the Steamboat SALUDA disaster in 1852.


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