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Church of St. Peter Historic Cemetery

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<p>This is the cemetery of the Church of St. Peter in Mendota, located south of the church across Highway 13.</p>
<p>Technically, both locations are now in Mendota Heights.</p> <p>The church is the oldest continuously used church in Minnesota, <a href="http://www.stpetersmendota.org/History/150HC.pdf">according to church history</a>, and served the fur traders that settled the area and contributed to the founding of the state. </p> <p>The first recorded burial in the cemetery was in 1940, though there were likely burials before that.</p> <p>Visitors can find historic markers alongside current generations of families from the area buried here. </p>
1405 Sibley Memorial Hwy, Mendota Heights, MN 55120
(651) 452-4550
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