Annual Spirit Walk

Oakwood Cemetery and Historic Court Square
200 Second St. N.E.
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Region Central Virginia
Locality Charlottesville City
Saturday, October 25, 2014 (6:00 PM-9:00 PM)
Sunday, October 26, 2014 (6:00 PM-8:00 PM)
Main Office: (434) 296-1492
Fax: (434) 296-4576
Ticket Information

Join the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society on its 20th Annual Spirit Walk to meet memorable residents from our community’s past. Come learn their stories as they are vividly brought to life before you.

On Friday, October 24th, and Sunday, October 26th, meet former residents who now rest in Charlottesville’s Oakwood Cemetery. Officially opened in 1864, Oakwood houses the remains of many citizens, both well-known and long-forgotten.

Step back in time as you are guided through Charlottesville’s historic Court Square on Saturday, October 25th. Included in this tour is the courtroom trial of Stuart Bailey. Tours start at ACHS, 200 Second Street NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902.


  • Friday, October 24th, 6:00 – 9:00 pm (Oakwood Cemetery)
  • Saturday, October 25th, 6:00 – 9:00 pm (Court Square)
  • Sunday, October 26th, 6:00 – 8:00 pm (Oakwood Cemetery)


Tours depart every 15 minutes and last approximately 1.25 hrs. Guests are encouraged to bring flashlights to Oakwood Cemetery.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children 10 and younger. Purchase tickets online at or by phone (434) 296-1492.  Box office hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Tickets go on sale September 15th. Online ticket sales close on the day of the event at noon.

If you have questions, please email Caroline Ross at

Please note no refunds will be given.


Admission Fee: Adult $12, Child(10 and under) $8

Last Updated: 8/19/2014 1:19 PM
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