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Monuments & Symbols
September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Visit the Cemetery’s “First Acre,” or oldest section that dates back to 1806, with historian Judith Harvey. Learn the meaning of the intriguing carved symbols on many grave markers, from flags to flutes. Dozens of symbols send a silent message to visitors and help tell the stories of local residents buried here.
All events are sponsored by the Southern Memorial Association.
Please contact us for more information about the Old City Cemetery or any of these events.
SEASONS IN THE CEMETERY
Peak of Bloom for Antique Roses: Last two weeks of May
Peak of Bloom for Lotus Pond: July and August
Peak of Fall Foliage: Last two weeks of October
Peak of Bird Population: First week of June
Peak of Butterfly Population: August