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July 2019

Summer Saturdays in the Cemetery

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cemetery Grounds

Casual walking tours of Old City Cemetery every Saturday highlighting historical and horticultural points of interest on the grounds. Meet at Gatehouse. Old City Cemetery, 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg, Virginia. 5th St is OPEN up to our entrance! Carefully drive around the construction roadblock on 5th St. & Fillmore/Pierce Streets. 10:00 a.m. Free and open to the public.  

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Summer Saturdays in the Cemetery

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Casual walking tours of Old City Cemetery every Saturday highlighting historical and horticultural points of interest on the grounds. Meet at Gatehouse. Old City Cemetery, 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg, Virginia. 5th St is OPEN up to our entrance! Carefully drive around the construction roadblock on 5th St. & Fillmore/Pierce Streets. 10:00 a.m. Free and open to the public.

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August 2019

Summer Saturday History Tours

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Casual walking tours of Old City Cemetery every Saturday highlighting historical and horticultural points of interest on the grounds. Meet at Gatehouse. Old City Cemetery, 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg, Virginia. 5th St is OPEN up to our Wise St Entrance.  Carefully drive around the construction roadblock on 5th St. & Fillmore/Pierce Streets. 10:00 a.m. Free and open to the public.  

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Bryan Wright Piano Concert – Ragtime, Early Jazz & Syncopated Rhythms

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bicentennial Chapel
$15

A one-hour Ragtime piano concert, by Pianist Bryan Wright Grammy-nominated pianist Bryan Wright will perform a selection of Ragtime, early Jazz, and syncopated piano pieces. The works will span more than a century, from the 1890s to today, by composers well-known and obscure. In this program, he hopes to demonstrate the remarkable variety of music to be found under the umbrella of Ragtime. Some of the pieces are light-hearted toe-tappers, while others convey a quiet, wistful lyricism. All of the…

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Summer Saturday History Tours

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Casual walking tours of Old City Cemetery every Saturday highlighting historical and horticultural points of interest on the grounds. Meet at Gatehouse. Old City Cemetery, 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg, Virginia. 5th St is OPEN up to our Wise St Entrance.  Carefully drive around the construction roadblock on 5th St. & Fillmore/Pierce Streets. 10:00 a.m. Free and open to the public.  

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Proper Victorian Mourning Etiquette & Traditions

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
VA United States + Google Map
$8

Summer Saturdays in the Cemetery                       A Special Mourning walking tour of Old City Cemetery highlighting proper Victorian Mourning Etiquette & Traditions in the Cemetery Center & on the grounds. Meet at the Cemetery Center,  Old City Cemetery, 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg 10:00 a.m.$8 for Adults, $4 for kids, $5 for Srs 64+  

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Summer Saturday History Tours

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Casual walking tours of Old City Cemetery every Saturday highlighting historical and horticultural points of interest on the grounds. Meet at Gatehouse. Old City Cemetery, 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg, Virginia. 5th St is OPEN up to our Wise St Entrance.  Carefully drive around the construction roadblock on 5th St. & Fillmore/Pierce Streets. 10:00 a.m. Free and open to the public.  

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All events are sponsored by the Southern Memorial Association.

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