Historic Oakwood Cemetery Tours

Address
Oakwood Cemetery
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Region Central Virginia
Locality Charlottesville City
Date(s)/Time:
Friday, April 18, 2014 - Sunday, July 27, 2014
Main Office: (434) 296-1492
Email info@albemarlehistory.org
Website albemarlehistory.org/index.php/Historical_Society/events/programs_historical_walk_tours

ACHS offers two themed tours of Oakwood Cemetery: The Interred of Oakwood and Iconography in Oakwood.

Cemeteries are virtual encyclopedias of symbolism. Engravings on tombstones, mausoleums and memorials tell us just about everything there is to know about a person- date of birth and death as well as religion, ethnicity, occupation, community interests, and much more. Join ACHS for a tour through Oakwood Cemeteries to learn about the language of cemetery symbols or learn about the lives of Charlottesville’s citizens, both prominent and notorious who now rest in Oakwood.

Tour begins at the entrance on Oak and 1st Street S.

Cost is $5/person. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.albemarlehistory.org/ or at the start of the tour.

Schedule: Fridays @ 7:00 pm (The Interred of Oakwood only) and Sundays @ 3pm

To find out what tour will be presented, please contact Caroline Ross at admin@albemarlehistory.org or 434-296-1492. Please visit http://albemarlehistory.org/index.php/Historical_Society/events/programs_historical_walk_tours/ for tour announcements.

To schedule a group tour, please contact ACHS at 434-29-1492 or at info@albemarlehistory.org.

ACHS Hours: M-F 9:00am-5:00pm/ Sat (Library only) 10:00am-1:00pm



Admission Fee: $5/person

Last Updated: 7/16/2014 9:54 AM
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