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Hollywood & the Civil War Walking Tour

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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One event on October 13, 2018 at 2:00pm


Join us for a walking tour with a special focus on the cemetery’s Civil War history. From the Pyramid monument to the grave site of Jefferson Davis, Hollywood Cemetery is the final resting place for over 18,000 Confederates, including J.E.B. Stuart, George Pickett, Fitzhugh Lee and others.

“Beautiful site! Wonderfully maintained. Our guide was excellent. Great mix of history, landscape design, personal stories, etc.”

 

Price: $15 Adult, $5 Child, $5 Valentine members
Length: 2 hours
Parking: On Street
Meeting place: Enter at Cherry and Albemarle streets, meet at the rear of the stone structure to the left.

Photo courtesy of John Peters.

Tour Notes

  • Advanced tickets are strongly encouraged. Space is limited.
  • Valentine walking tours are typically between 1-2 miles in length. We recommend you wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water.
  • Accessibility- People of all abilities are encouraged to join us for tours. If you have accessibility challenges or need accommodation, please let us know in advance.
  • Tours are held rain or shine. However, in extreme weather a tour may be cancelled. Call 804-649-0711 x 301 to verify the tour will take place.

Admission includes a $5 donation to the Friends of Hollywood Cemetery for ongoing restoration. Tours are made possible through a generous partnership with Hollywood Cemetery.

Details

Date:
October 13
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
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Website:
https://valentiner.tamretail.net/SelectEvent.aspx?Eventid=1001244

Other

Event Type
Tour, Adult Program
Tour Type
Walking
Featured Area
Hollywood Cemetery
Time of Day
Afternoon