Belton, Missouri: Carry Nation's Grave

The anti-saloon hatchet-whacker died in Kansas; her body was hauled here and buried in an unmarked grave. The Woman's Christian Temperance Union later paid for a tombstone and had it placed in an easily-seen spot.

Belton Cemetery

Address:
Belton, MO
Directions:
Belton Cemetery. Enter the cemetery from the north side of W. Cambridge Rd, the entrance just west of S. Scott Ave. Carry's grave is only a couple hundred feet in, on the right; her tombstone is bigger than those around it.
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Carry Nation grave.

Carry Nation's Grave

Turn on First street into the cemetery -- we we're driving in circles and the lawn care guy stopped and goes "You looking for Carry Nation's grave?" I was like, "That obvious?" Good guy and we found it easily after that.

[Nina, 10/19/2020]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Carry Nation Museum, HearseCarry Nation Museum, Hearse, Belton, MO - < 1 mi.
Muffler ManMuffler Man, Cleveland, MO - 7 mi.
Steakhouse SteerSteakhouse Steer, Martin City, MO - 6 mi.
In the region:
Missasoit, Great Sachem of the Wampanoags, Kansas City, MO - 17 mi.

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