James Bridger Tombstone

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

Owner: Mt. Washington Cemetery

Artist: Unknown

Dates: ca. 1904

Medium: Grey granite


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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