These Graveyard Museums In Virginia Are Not For The Faint Of Heart
As Virginians, we have the utmost respect for our history. Even so, one can’t help but admit that sometimes this history can be, well, a bit eerie. Especially when it comes to the funeral and burial history of Virginians past. While this information is certainly well-worth preserving, be forewarned that a visit to this fascinating site in Lynchburg might just give you chills. Here’s more on the Old City Cemetery and its entirely unique museums:
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Old Town Cemetery is located at 401 Taylor Street. Lynchburg VA 24501. For more information about this historical site and its intriguing museum collection, click here.
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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