The Jewell Cemetery State Historic Site is a state park and historic site in Columbia, Missouri. It is noted for its association with several Missouri politicians and influential figures of the 1800s.
Originally the farmland of George Jewell, the Jewell Cemetery State Historic Site is now a cemetery closely connected to several noted individuals of the Jewell family. The site is significant for being the home of the graves of William Jewell, a former mayor of Columbia as well as one of the founders of the William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, as well as Charles Hardin, Missouri?s 22nd governor. The site was created as a part of the state?s efforts of marking all the graves of its former governors.
The Jewell Cemetery State Historic Site offers a quiet place to look back at the area?s local history.
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