By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies as provided in our policy.

Henry Shaw Mausoleum - St. Louis, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 38° 36.726 W 090° 15.493
15S E 738726 N 4277298
Quick Description: Octagon-shaped mausoleum on the grounds of the Missouri Botanical Garden, is the final resting place for the gardens' founder, Henry Shaw.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 5/6/2007 1:20:06 PM
Waymark Code: WM1GRN
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member MAntunes
Views: 56

Long Description:
The mausoleum was designed by architect George I. Barnett and is constructed of rose colored granite with a copper roof. Shaw is laid to rest beneath a white marble sculpture sculpted by German Ferdinand von Miller II. Shaw posed for this sculpture shortly before his death.
Relevant Web Site: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Give the date of your visit, a brief description of your experience, and post at least ONE ORIGINAL photo, if possible. Add any additional history or information that you may have about this building.
Search for... Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Octagon Buildings
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Nearest Hotels
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
There are no logs for this waymark yet.