Events

Notable African Americans of the 19th Century

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

Notable African Americans of the 19th CenturyOld City Cemetery holds the stories of nearly 20,000 residents buried here for the past 215 years. Old City Cemetery Researcher Angelica Walker shares some of her favorite stories of African American “residents” of Old City Cemetery who made their mark on Lynchburg’s robust history prior to the turn […]

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Lynchburg’s Life-Giving Medicinal Herbs

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

Horticulturalist and Old City Cemetery volunteer Whittney Chauta leads a hands-on tour of the Pest House’s medicinal herb garden and describes how these important plants saved many soldiers’ lives despite the brutal medical conditions imposed by the Civil War. Special focus is given to Dr. John J. Terrell’s holistic medical innovations and usage of medicinal […]

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Stories of the Stones

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

with Judi HarveyThere are so many wonderful stories that are ready to be told about the individuals who lived and worked locally. Visitors will enjoy learning about how these people of the past lived their lives. Many of the stories highlighted in this tour have previously not been heard by the public. (Note: Unlike other […]

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True Tales of the Strange, Mysterious, and Macabre

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

OCC Historian Michael Hudson invites visitors to explore some of the unpleasant secrets of the past belied by the Cemetery’s natural beauty. Themes of grave robbery, abnormal causes of death, and foul play are just a sampling of reasons that the “good old days” weren’t always so idyllic. Fans of true crime and unsettling tales […]

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Earley Shrub Garden Tour

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

Earley Shrub Garden TourCreated in memory of Lillian & Harold Earley, the Shrub Garden offers a garden path filled with a wide array of local historic shrubs and trees highlighted by architectural remnants of the City of Lynchburg. Explore our city’s history as evidenced by its famous columns, sculptures, and more, located across from our […]

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Notable African Americans of the 19th Century

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

Notable African Americans of the 19th CenturyOld City Cemetery holds the stories of nearly 20,000 residents buried here for the past 215 years. Old City Cemetery Researcher Angelica Walker shares some of her favorite stories of African American “residents” of Old City Cemetery who made their mark on Lynchburg’s robust history prior to the turn […]

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Import Test Event

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

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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