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  • Oct 25
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    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. Meet at the rear of the stone structure on the left at the cemetery entrance, at Cherry and Albemarle streets.

  • Oct 25
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Explore the significant role that women's groups played in Hollywood Cemetery's history from the Civil War to the present. Stops include gravesites of female residents who led independent lives as educators, authors, preservationists, suffragists, humanitarians or as the power behind the scenes of famous men.

  • Oct 26
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    This historic business district long known for its 19th and 20th century ironfronts and high rises, is now being viewed by developers as an opportunity for urban residential growth. The tour focuses on the history of the area, the architectural styles and ornamentation of these buildings and their adaptive reuse for the 21st century. Meet at the corner of 14th & Main streets.

  • Oct 27
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    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. Meet at the rear of the stone structure on the left at the cemetery entrance, at Cherry and Albemarle streets.

  • Oct 28
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    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. Meet at the rear of the stone structure on the left at the cemetery entrance, at Cherry and Albemarle streets.

  • Oct 29
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    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. Meet at the rear of the stone structure on the left at the cemetery entrance, at Cherry and Albemarle streets.

  • Oct 30
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    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. Meet at the rear of the stone structure on the left at the cemetery entrance, at Cherry and Albemarle streets.

  • Oct 31
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    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. Meet at the rear of the stone structure on the left at the cemetery entrance, at Cherry and Albemarle streets.

  • Oct 31
    12:15 pm to 2:00 pm

    FFF

    An Early Valentine: Be one of the first to tour the major renovations at the newly re-opened Valentine, take a tour of the Wickham House with Valentine Meat Juice lore, eat an iconic Sally Bell's boxed lunch during a screening of Boxed Lunch by Pared Pictures, and receive a ticket good for a tour of Hollywood Cemetery during the weekend. Nonprofit Beneficiary: The Valentine

    Tickets: $30

  • Nov 01
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    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. Meet at the rear of the stone structure on the left at the cemetery entrance, at Cherry and Albemarle streets.

  • Nov 02
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    An extension of the daily “Highlights” tour, this version covers in more detail the cemetery’s unique history, landscape design, architecture, symbols and residents.

  • Nov 08
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    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. Meet at the rear of the stone structure on the left at the cemetery entrance, at Cherry and Albemarle streets.

  • Nov 09
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    An extension of the daily “Highlights” tour, this version covers in more detail the cemetery’s unique history, landscape design, architecture, symbols and residents.

  • Nov 15
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    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. Meet at the rear of the stone structure on the left at the cemetery entrance, at Cherry and Albemarle streets.

  • Nov 16
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    An extension of the daily “Highlights” tour, this version covers in more detail the cemetery’s unique history, landscape design, architecture, symbols and residents.

  • Nov 22
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    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. Meet at the rear of the stone structure on the left at the cemetery entrance, at Cherry and Albemarle streets.

  • Nov 23
    2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    An extension of the daily “Highlights” tour, this version covers in more detail the cemetery’s unique history, landscape design, architecture, symbols and residents.

  • Nov 29
    10:00 am to 1:00 pm

    An overview of the history of Richmond, including Court End, the James River and the Fall Line, Church Hill, Jackson Ward, the Fan and Monument Avenue. Tour drives by St. John's Church, Hollywood Cemetery, Main Street Station, the Jefferson Hotel and the Museum and White House of the Confederacy. Tour the State Capitol, walk Capitol Square and see the Civil Rights Memorial. Reservations: (804) 649-0711 x301. Meet at the History Center.

  • Nov 29
    10:00 am to 11:30 am

    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. Meet at the rear of the stone structure on the left at the cemetery entrance, at Cherry and Albemarle streets.

  • Dec 26
    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

    Experience Monument Avenue in its holiday finery on this walking tour of Richmond's most famous street. A National Historic Landmark, Monument Avenue is lined with grand homes that are especially sparkly during the holidays. Dress comfortably and bring a flashlight.

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