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May 2020

25th Annual Antique ROSE SALE

May 1 @ 9:00 am - May 31 @ 3:00 pm

Join us online for our 25th Annual Antique Rose Sale.  We will have over 120 varieties of antique roses for sale as one, two and three-year-old plants, rooted from Old City Cemetery's antique rose collection.  The sale will also include a small number of antique roses curated from select growers of old roses, as well as peonies and perennials. This is the largest sale of antique rose varieties in the Mid-Atlantic area.  This sale will continue through May 31st, during…

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Mother’s Day Walks

May 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bring your mother and enjoy an afternoon walking along the brick wall full of beautiful blooming antique roses during our annual Mother's Day Walks. During this walk, you will learn about several different varieties of roses, their history, and the importance of them to Old City Cemetery. This year, we are expanding this walk into several smaller walks throughout the afternoon so that social distancing can occur. Each of these walks will include a maximum of 10 people.

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All events are sponsored by the Southern Memorial Association.

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