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Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Walking Tour

Every Sunday in November

Enjoy a fascinating walking tour of Richmond’s beautiful and iconic Hollywood Cemetery, the scenic final resting place for some of Virginia’s most well-known historical figures. Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork and famous residents, including two U.S. Presidents, writer Ellen Glasgow, the Confederate President and numerous other celebrated individuals. Please note that this tour is 1.5 to 2 miles and involves several inclines. Comfortable shoes and water are recommended.

 

“What a great tour! Full of beautiful views of the city and Virginia history. I will definitely do this tour again.” 

 

Price: $15 Adult, $5 Valentine members, Children under 18 are FREE
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.

 

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.

Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Walking Tour

Every Sunday in November

Enjoy a fascinating walking tour of Richmond’s beautiful and iconic Hollywood Cemetery, the scenic final resting place for some of Virginia’s most well-known historical figures. Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork and famous residents, including two U.S. Presidents, writer Ellen Glasgow, the Confederate President and numerous other celebrated individuals. Please note that this tour is 1.5 to 2 miles and involves several inclines. Comfortable shoes and water are recommended.

 

“What a great tour! Full of beautiful views of the city and Virginia history. I will definitely do this tour again.” 

 

Price: $15 Adult, $5 Valentine members, Children under 18 are FREE
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.

 

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.

Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Walking Tour

Every Sunday in November

Enjoy a fascinating walking tour of Richmond’s beautiful and iconic Hollywood Cemetery, the scenic final resting place for some of Virginia’s most well-known historical figures. Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork and famous residents, including two U.S. Presidents, writer Ellen Glasgow, the Confederate President and numerous other celebrated individuals. Please note that this tour is 1.5 to 2 miles and involves several inclines. Comfortable shoes and water are recommended.

 

“What a great tour! Full of beautiful views of the city and Virginia history. I will definitely do this tour again.” 

 

Price: $15 Adult, $5 Valentine members, Children under 18 are FREE
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.

 

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.

Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Walking Tour

Every Sunday in November

Enjoy a fascinating walking tour of Richmond’s beautiful and iconic Hollywood Cemetery, the scenic final resting place for some of Virginia’s most well-known historical figures. Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork and famous residents, including two U.S. Presidents, writer Ellen Glasgow, the Confederate President and numerous other celebrated individuals. Please note that this tour is 1.5 to 2 miles and involves several inclines. Comfortable shoes and water are recommended.

 

“What a great tour! Full of beautiful views of the city and Virginia history. I will definitely do this tour again.” 

 

Price: $15 Adult, $5 Valentine members, Children under 18 are FREE
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.

 

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.

Hollywood & the Civil War Walking Tour

“The War Between the States” left its distinct mark on the City of Richmond as well as Hollywood Cemetery, with the entombment of over 18,000 Union and Confederate soldiers, numerous generals and the President of the Confederacy. Join us as we explore the cemetery’s Civil War history and learn about Richmond’s complicated story as the former capitol of the Confederate States of America.

Please note that this tour is 1.5 to 2 miles and involves several inclines. Comfortable shoes and water are recommended.

 

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

 

Price: $15 Adult, $5 Valentine members, Children under 18 are FREE
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.

Notable Women of Hollywood Cemetery

Join us to explore stories of the incredible women interred at Hollywood Cemetery, and celebrate their work as suffragettes, authors, educators humanitarians and more. Learn about the lives these courageous women led, their role in the cemetery’s history, and how they shaped the city of Richmond.

Please note that this tour is 1.5 to 2 miles and involves several inclines. Comfortable shoes and water are recommended.

“What a great tour! Full of beautiful views of the city and Virginia history. I will definitely do this tour again.”

 

Price: $15 Adult, $5 Valentine members, Children under 18 are FREE
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.

 

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.

 

Hollywood & the Civil War Walking Tour

“The War Between the States” left its distinct mark on the City of Richmond as well as Hollywood Cemetery, with the entombment of over 18,000 Union and Confederate soldiers, numerous generals and the President of the Confederacy. Join us as we explore the cemetery’s Civil War history and learn about Richmond’s complicated story as the former capitol of the Confederate States of America.

Please note that this tour is 1.5 to 2 miles and involves several inclines. Comfortable shoes and water are recommended.

 

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

 

Price: $15 Adult, $5 Valentine members, Children under 18 are FREE
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.