|Cemetery Historic Marker
See the Commonwealth of Virginia Historical Highway Marker erected in 2006 to commemorate the Old City Cemetery's bicentenary.
|Cemetery Personalities & Biographies
Biographical information about note-worthy and out-standing Cemetery inhabitants
|Bicentennial Funeral Parade
Over a thousand people took part in an old-fashioned funeral procession from Court Street to the Cemetery in 2006 to help celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of Lynchburg's public burial ground.
|Black History Walking Tour
Take a virtual tour of the Old City Cemetery and discover some of the rich history of the African Americans buried here.
|African Burial Customs
Learn about some of the mortuary customs African slaves brought to America and blended with European customs to make distinctively "African-American" traditions.
|Civil War Glanders Stable
During the Civil War two Lynchburg doctors conducted a landmark study of the equine disease, glanders, in a stable on what is now Cemetery property. The Smithsonian Institution calls their work "the first important American contribution to veterinary medicine."
|Confederate Hospitals in Lynchburg
Lynchburg was the second largest hospital center in Virginia during the Civil War, and the City's public cemetery became an integral part of the military hospital complex.