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May 2021

Mother’s Day Rose Tour

May 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cemetery Grounds, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States

As a Mother’s Day gift, we are offering this free tour of OCC’s antique and heirloom rose collection. Rose expert, Bruce Christian, will lead this tour and give details about the history of particular roses, the cemetery’s collection, and tips on how to incorporate historic roses into your own garden. Although this tour is free, registration is required.

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Roses Through the Ages

May 15 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Grounds in front of Cemetery Center, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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Come take a tour of OCC’s roses with expert rosarian, Kaye Moomaw, and learn about historic and modern roses as you stroll through the gardens.

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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.


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401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, Virginia 24501

Office: (434) 847-1465
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