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Monuments & Symbols

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Come learn about the symbols that adorn the graves of OCC and the meanings behind them.

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.

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Date:
September 25
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/monuments-symbols-tickets-168814828697

Venue

Grounds in front of Cemetery Center
401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States

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.

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Lynchburg, Virginia 24501

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