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Old City Cemetery, Museums & Arboretum

June 2021

Donut Day and Train Station Tour

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Enjoy a donut and tour of the Stapleton Station House Museum while discovering how Red Cross volunteers fed Word War 1 soldiers as they took the train to and from Lynchburg.

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Saturday Morning Tours

June 12 @ 8:00 am - September 25 @ 5:00 pm
Cemetery Center, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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Join us for a walking tour of Old City Cemetery ranging in topics from early mayors of the city to symbolism on the gravestones and everything in between, or join us for one of our talks in the reading room with special guests. Keep watching the OCC Events page to see new tours as they are periodically added. 

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September 2021

Candlelight Tours Tickets Go on Sale

September 1 @ 8:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm
Cemetery Center, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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More information and details to come as the event nears.

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May 2021

Learn to Draw Flowers – 10:00-10:45

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cemetery Center, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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$5.00 - $15.00

Come learn how to draw flowers from botanical artist Linda Murphy! This class is designed for children 7 to 13 years old and their parents/chaperone. The first class is offered from 10:00-10:45, and the second class is offered from 11:00-11:45. $15 for one child and parent; $5 for each additional child.

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October 2021

Candlelight Tours

October 1 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
Cemetery Grounds, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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More information, details, and ticketing information will be available as the event nears.

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May 2021

Learn to Draw Flowers – 11:00-11:45

May 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cemetery Center, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
$5.00 - $15.00

Come learn how to draw flowers from botanical artist Linda Murphy! This class is designed for children 7 to 13 years old and their parents/chaperone. The first class is offered from 10:00-10:45, and the second class is offered from 11:00-11:45. $15 for one child and parent; $5 for each additional child.

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November 2021

Thanksgiving in the Victorian Era

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cemetery Center, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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$2.50 - $5.00

Join us for a talk on how Thanksgiving as we know it began, not with the Pilgrims, but during the Civil War and how the traditions we know today developed through the Victorian Era.

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December 2021

Wreaths Across America

December 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cemetery Grounds, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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May 2021

Sunset Rose Tour

May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cemetery Grounds, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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$10.00

Wander through the gardens at sunset with OCC Historian, Lucas Peed, and learn the history of some of our favorite roses and how to care for them.

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June 2021

Calamities and Catastrophes Tour

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cemetery Grounds, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
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This tour will explore the cemetery and learn about some of those buried here and their bizarre and unusual deaths. The stories of these individuals will also give insight into some of the Hill City’s stranger episodes throughout its long history.

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Calamities and Catastrophes Tour

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cemetery Grounds, 401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 24501 United States
$5.00

This tour will explore the cemetery and learn about some of those buried here and their bizarre and unusual deaths. The stories of these individuals will also give insight into some of the Hill City’s stranger episodes throughout its long history.

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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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