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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.
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