Saturdays in the Cemetery
Stay at The Carriage House Inn Bed and Breakfast to visit Old City Cemetery, Lynchburg’s most visited tourist spot, any Saturday in June, July or August for a casual walking tour. Each Saturday, at 10:00 am, meet a guide at the cemetery front gate to be led on a tour that highlights the history and horticulture of the Old City Cemetery. “Home” to more than 20,000 residents the stories told bring Lynchburg of years gone by back to life. You will be introduced to many of Lynchburg’s famous and infamous residents, learn a bit of our history and perhaps be able to identify a species of tree or shrub the next time you see it. Always interesting, sometimes intriguing the walk delights both those who call Lynchburg home and visitors to our city. Visit more than once, the guides rotate thus stories and explanations are varied depending on who is leading the wlak. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, sunscreen and take along some water as you will be walking on uneven ground. There is no fee charged for this walking tour.
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