Cemeteries of Charlottesville

What to expect
  • Spend four hours exploring the cemeteries of Charlottesville with a local historian and author
  • Visit Riverview Cemetery, Maplewood Cemetery, and the University of Virginia Cemetery
  • Learn about interred politicians, soldiers, scholars, authors, and other figures
  • Enjoy a leisurely and informative walk through history
What's lurking six feet under in Charlottesville? The dead are all part of the plot during this three-hour, cemetery tour!

You'll explore some of the city's gravest places with a noted historian and author who will give you the dirt on their most fabulous residents! Riverview Cemetery, Maplewood Cemetery, and the University of Virginia Cemetery are all on the itinerary.

As you walk, you'll learn about Revolutionary War soldiers, Civil War figures, scholars, authors, politicians, and the founder of the Pony Express. You'll also chat about H.I.H. Princess Anastasia, the famous pretender to Russian royalty!

Can you dig it?

Tour guide Rick Britton is historian specializing in 18th and 19th-century Virginia history, and has published over 200 articles, and several books. He is also an active lecturer.

Note: Please indicate a pickup location within 20 miles of Charlottesville in the Special Requests Box.

Key Highlights
Price $95.00 per guest
Duration / Session 4 hours
# Sessions 1
Once a tour has been scheduled and confirmed, it cannot be cancelled for a refund. A notice of 48 hours and a fee of $100 dollars is required for re­scheduling a tour. Refunds: In the interest of Client safety, the tour provider reserves the right to reschedule any tour within 24 hours in the event of unforeseen issues including but not limited to weather, acts of god, mechanical failure. If a rescheduled tour is not agreed upon, a full refund will be given to client. Alterations: Please note, alternations may not be accepted once a tour has been confirmed. Tour interruption: The tour provider will not be responsible for the behavior and/or misconduct of guests while on tour. In the event a guest is refused service while on the tour by any of our vendors due to misconduct, the tour will conclude immediately and the entire party will be returned to the pick up location. PARTY WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR REFUND OR PARTIAL REFUND.

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