Valles Mines, Missouri, U S A
Founded in 1749 by Francois Valle years before he became Commandante of the Fort of Sainte Genevieve and The King of Spain made him Don Francois Valle for saving their Fort San Carlos (now St. Louis).
270 years later as The Valle Mining Company, his 4000+ acre property every year absorbs 21,000 tons of carbon dioxide and puts out 14,000 tons of oxygen, enough to meet the needs of 63,000 people. [USDA Forest Facts]
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CEMETERIES OF THE VILLAGES

The way to the final resting place of many fine Valles Mines citizens (photo by Jane Turner)

Pictured: The way to the final resting place of many fine Valles Mines citizens was through the old railroad tunnel to Tunnel Station Cemetery. It is located 600 feet south of the tunnel on your right, west of the railroad right of way ( Click here to see the map).


Although preliminary excavation to restore roads this area has begun, please take care as some rough ground remains and 4WD is still required. Plans are under way to reopen our cemeteries for new burials.

[Photo courtesy of Jane Turner]

Cemeteries

  1. Bisch-Townsend at 14119 Valles Mines School Road.
  2. Buster at 4018 Valles Mines Road. Or you can click here to see Buster Cemetery records
  3. Tunnel Station Cemetery
    Also known as "Fulton-McGuire", Mr. McGuire lived 109 years 8 months being born 3 years before the US became the US in 1773.
    Locate by GPS Coordinates: UTM 15S 718334,4209510 NAD27 datum or 5deg31min22sec,-61deg13min50sec
  4. Rowe at Sunrise School Road
  5. Adams
  6. Cole

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