Residents of the Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg, Virginia open their homes to visitors the end of October. Well actually, those visiting the cemetery will hear stories about numerous residents of Lynchburg’s oldest public cemetery. You will be guided from location to location within the cemetery where actors portraying various residents will tell their story of life and death.
This tour is a favorite of visitors staying at Lynchburg’s premier bed and breakfast, the Carriage House Inn Bed and Breakfast as well as countless locals. The tour dates are October 23rd, 28th, 29th and 30th. Tours start at 6:30, 6:50, 7:10, 7:30, 7:50 and 8:10pm and have sold out the previous two years. Several tour times have already sold out! If you are staying at The Carriage House Inn Bed and Breakfast on one of these nights and you mention this tour, we will provide you with a ticket to this event (if tickets are still available) if you mention this tour at the time you make your reservation. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer or discount and requires a two night stay.
Wear comfortable walking shoes because this is a walking tour over some uneven terrain. Each tour lasts about 90 minutes and refreshments are served at the conclusion of the tour.
For more information or tickets you can contact Dawn at Old City Cemetery at 434.847.1465. The cemetery is located off 5th Street at 401 Taylor Street.
The weather forecast is in the 90′s the rest of the week, but if they get too hot, there is the refreshing river to jump into.
After searching for a Victorian home to restore for over 6 years the house at 404 Cabell Street in Lynchburg found Mike and Kathy!
Driving down from Northern Virginia for a tour of the house they didn’t make it up the staircase after seeing the main level before Kathy said “let’s go to the office and write it up.” One month later it was theirs!
We invite you to come for a stay and see all the wonderful restoration work we have done on the property for you relaxation and enjoyment.
We look forward to meeting you!
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