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The Old City Cemetery, established in 1806, is one of the oldest public cemeteries in the United States still in use today. Mayors and other prominent civic leaders, along with the city's indigent and "strangers," are among the estimated 18,000...more
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This is a great opportunity to not only enjoy art, but also get some exercize! The Beautifully ornate, wrought iron gates welcome you and headstones & trademarked are well maintained as is the landscape. We, husband and myself made a date of it, there's a...More
I have driven thru and stopped here many times. This cemetery has many really old and age faded tombstones to read. There is a Confederate section as well as the Pest House which is a small medical type building from the war. Located amongst the...More
Call here at the Old City Cemetery, 401 Taylor St, Lynchburg, Virginia after staying the night in Lynchburg. One of the oldest public cemeteries in the USA. Contains the graves of over 2200 Confederate soldiers, veterans from every war from the Revolution to Vietnam and...More
This is a historic site in Lynchburg, VA. The cemetary is naturally breathtaking and the added landscaping blends in beautifully. There is even a butterfly garden. The historic buildings on site are rich in history and well preserved. There is a chapel on site that...More
Took an uber from my hotel to check this place out. I like the little museums and buttons you can click on that will tell the story of the history of the cemetery. It has the oldest and most confederate soldiers buried here. Amazing.
The Tour is an annual event at the Cemetery, with a half-dozen brief, live sketches from a variety of historical people from Lynchburg's past. Each set of performances is new every year (this was the tenth anniversary), with scripts well-researched and touchingly performed. The actors...More
Stop by the old city cemetery and bring your camera. You will have plenty of great photo opportunities, between the old stones and the old-fashioned roses that smell so much better than modern tea roses. A beautiful setting with great history; be sure to stop...More
The Old City Cemetery is a place where life becomes detached from day-to-day work, stress, politics, etc. My wife actually picnic next to the small goldfish pond. Truly, this place is a must for people traveling through the area and looking for some history, and...More