Also known as the Old Methodist Cemetery, this registered historic landmark opened in 1806 as a public burying ground.
The 27-acre site features more than 2000 historic gravestones, monuments, and ironwork enclosures;
Butterfly Garden & Lotus Pond;
Chapel and Comfort House, available for weddings and special events;
garden of 19th-century shrubs and local architectural relics;
Pest House Medical Museum, depicting conditions in a Civil War quarantine hospital;
Cemetery Center, housing an office and small museum of mourning customs;
Hearse House & Caretakers' Museum, featuring an original 1900 horse-drawn hearse and gravemarkers exhibit;
Station House Museum--an 1898 C&O Railway depot that interprets local railroad history;
and Confederate Section containing 2200 graves of Civil War soldiers from 14 states.
Significant African-American history, from slavery to integration.
Gates open daily, dawn to dusk.
- Family Friendly
Last Updated: 01/31/2017
Old City Cemetery
Lynchburg, VA 245010 MI
401 Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 245010.23 MI
4th and Taylor Street
Lynchburg, VA 245040.23 MI
403 Monroe Street
Lynchburg, VA 245040.25 MI
421 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 245040.62 MI