Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork, symbolism and famous residents, including two U.S. Presidents, writer Ellen Glasgow, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Generals George Pickett and J.E.B. Stuart.
Where to meet
Meet at the Hollywood Cemetery entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets, near the rear of the stone structure to the left.
Please note that this tour is 1.5 to 2 miles and involves several inclines. Comfortable shoes and water are recommended.
Hollywood Cemetery: The Women of Hollywood Walking Tour
Saturday, May 13, 2017 & Saturday, September 9, 2017 | 2-4 p.m.
Hollywood Cemetery: A Rural Garden on a Grand Scale Walking Tour
Saturday, August 12, 2017 | 2-4 p.m.
Thursday Evening Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery
Third Thursday of the month, May-September | 6-8 p.m.
Saturday Hollywood Specialty Tours
Second Saturday of each month, April-October | 2-4 p.m.
Sunday Tours of Hollywood Cemetery
Fourth Sunday of each month, April-October
Every Sunday in November | 2-4 p.m.
This tour is presented as part of the Richmond History Tours program, a service of the Valentine. We offer a full schedule of walking and bus tours of city neighborhoods, waterways, parks, retail districts, historic sites and battlefields. Led by a master guide, a Richmond History Tour is the best way to experience the city's rich past, present and future.
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