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Shaded by large cedar trees, Sappington Cemetery is the resting place of several Arrow Rock citizens prominent during the past century, including two Missouri governors - Gov. Meredith Miles Marmaduke, a Santa Fe trader, and Missouri's Confederate governor, Claiborne F. Jackson. (1860-1862). During the Civil War, when Missouri had two governors, Jackson established a pro-south government in exile in Texas. Jackson was married at various times to three daughters of Arrow Rock's Dr. John Sappington, who also is buried in this historic cemetery. Dr. Sappington was a pioneer in the use of quinine to treat malaria.

Location: 800 Guy Park Drive, Chesterfield Missouri Telephone 314-458-3813

Other Missouri State Parks nearby:
(Saint Louis) Beauvais Manor on the Park
(Ballwin) Castlewood State Park
(Troy) Cuivre River State Park
(Chesterfield) Dr Edmund A Babler Memorial State Park
(Montgomery City) Graham Cave State Park
(Imperial) Mastodon State Park

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