Ordering Instructions

To order, email us at with a list of what items you would like to purchase. Then, we will send you an invoice with the items you ordered and the total. Once you have received this email, you can call the office at (434) 847-1465 to pay by credit card and complete your order. You may also call (434) 847-1465 to give us your list of desired items and complete your order in one call. After your order is complete, we will work with you to set up a time to pick up your items curbside at the cemetery. (Items are to be picked up within 24 hours of completing the order, but we can work with those who have limiting factors) 


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Featured Item

New Publication – Florilegium of Roses

This work contains 36 watercolor paintings of roses found on the grounds of Old City Cemetery along with descriptions of each. The paintings were completed by seven local artists and friends of Old City Cemetery.  This is a great way to bring home 36 roses at once! This book also tells the story of how Jane Baber White began to plant a “history of roses” at Old City Cemetery, and how the rose garden has grown to over 425 varieties of antique roses over time.  The history includes the development of other gardens on the Cemetery grounds and the expansion of gardening educational programs. To view a few of the interior pages, click here.



Rose Books

Roses: Placing Roses, Planting and Care, The Best Varieties 



Roses Without Chemicals: 150 Disease-Free Varieties That Will Change the Way You Grow Roses



The Guide to Antique Roses



Vintage Roses: Beautiful Varieties for Home and Garden



100 English Roses for the American Garden



A Rose by Any Name: The Little Known Lore and Deep-Rooted History of Rose Names



Noisette Roses: 19th Century Charleston’s Gift to the World



OCC and Local Books

Once Upon a Time…: A Cemetery Story by Jane Baber White



The Flower and the Butterfly by Tica Sydnor



Food to Die For: A Book of Funeral Food, Tips and Tales by Jessica Ward



Food to Live For: We’re Alive and Cooking by Jessica Ward



Goodnight Lynchburg by Richard Loving



Thank You to Our 2020 Rose Sponsors








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