James Bridger Tombstone

November 20, 2016

Location:  Mt. Washington Cemetery, 614 S Brookside Avenue, Independence, MO

 

Owner:  Mt. Washington Cemetery

 

Artist:  Unknown

 

Dates:  ca. 1904

 

Medium:  Grey granite

 

Description:

The tombstone for explorer and pioneer James Bridger in Mt. Washington Cemetery.  It features a relief of James Bridger in a large block of grey granite.  Below the relief is text telling about the life and accomplishments of Mr. Bridger.  It was installed by Major General G.M. Dodge in Bridger's memory.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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