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LYNCHBURG, VA 24501 United States

The Confederate Section contains the graves of over 2200 soldiers from 14 states.  Informational tablets at entrance explain Lynchburg’s role as a hospital center during the Civil War, and a kiosk lists names and locations of all those buried here. 

May 2021

Cemetery Roses: How it All Began

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Confederate Section, 401 TAYLOR ST
LYNCHBURG, VA 24501 United States
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Come hear Jane White, Jessica Ward, and Mina Wood talk about the early days of roses at OCC and how the collection grew over the years. The setting for this talk will be the Speaker’s Belvedere with the Rose Wall nearby making a perfect scene for this talk reminiscent of those early days. Coffee and breakfast snacks included.

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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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Lynchburg, Virginia 24501

Office: (434) 847-1465
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