donation of $5
TOURS AT ELMWOOD CEMETERY - 238 E. Princess Anne Rd.
THE GRIM TALES OF TECHNOLOGY–STRANGE DEATHS CEMETERY TOUR
April 6 - 2-3:30 pm, July 5 - 6:30-8:00 pm. Join tour guide Shannon Stafford as he tells you stories of strange deaths that were caused by technology.
EPIC WEEKEND EVENT!
OF AGONY- PERILS & PRACTICES OF VICTORIAN MEDICINE CEMETERY TOUR
June 8 – 2-3:30 pm, August 23 – 6:30-8:00 pm
Join tour guide Shannon Stafford as shares stories of diseases, Victorian operating rooms, hospital histories and doctors oh my!
HISTORIC WOMEN OF NORFOLK CEMETERY TOUR
April 27 – 2-3:30 pm
Join tour guide Shannon Stafford as he showcases the women who made Norfolk what it is today.
ART OF DEATH–VICTORIAN SYMBOLS AND STATUES OF ELMWOOD CEMETERY
May 4 – 2-3:30 pm, August 16 – 6:30-8:00 pm, September 20 – 6-7:30 pm
Join tour guide Shannon Stafford as he deciphers the secret language of Victorian headstone symbols and statues of Elmwood Cemetery.
ORDEAL BY INNOCENCE – BEING A CHILD IN THE VICTORIAN ERA CEMETERY TOUR
May 18 – 2-3:30 pm, August 2 – 6:30-8:00 pm
Join tour guide Shannon Stafford as he explains what childhood was like during the Victorian Period.
DUTY, HONOR, COUNTRY–MILITARY CEMETERY TOUR
May 25 – 2-3:30 pm Memorial Day Weekend
Join tour guide Shannon Stafford as he honors those who fought for our freedoms.
FOR WHOM THE BELLS TOLL-SOMBER TALES OF ELMWOOD CEMETERY
June 21 – 6:30-8:00 pm
Join tour guide Shannon Stafford as he tells stories of cold cases, undertakers, memento mori, and Victorian mourning.
THE ROAD TAKEN: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE HISTORY OF NORFOLK
July 19 - 6:30-8:00 pm
Join tour guide Shannon Stafford as he tells stories of little known historical figures that helped build Norfolk.
WHEN DUTY CALLS – HONORING FIRST RESPONDERS CEMETERY TOUR
September 6 – 6-7:30 pm
Join tour guide Shannon Stafford as he highlights the heroes that keep us safe every day.
HISTORY, MYSTERY, MURDER AND MAYHEM CEMETERY TOURS
October 18, 25, November 1 – 5-7:00 pm
Join local historian Robert Hitchings and discover Norfolk's link to the world's most notorious murderers. Resurrect long forgotten tales of crime and chaos and learn where bodies are buried. Explore hauntingly beautiful memorial art and architecture. Material may not be suitable for children under the age of 12.
TOURS AT CEDAR GROVE CEMETERY - 238 E. Princess Anne Rd.
HISTORIC CEDAR GROVE CEMETERY TOUR
April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, August 9, Sept 13 – 6-7:30 pm.
This tour of Norfolk’s oldest cemetery lets visitors peer through a portal to the past, led by tour guide Mike Frost.
UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES - TALES OF MISFORTUNE CEMETERY TOUR
October 5, October 12 - 2-3:30 pm
Join tour guide Shannon Stafford as he introduces you to stories of strange deaths and occurrences. Come and enjoy this Halloween themed tour.
Norfolk Society for Cemetery Conservation
P.O. Box 11446
Norfolk, Virginia 23517
Email general inquiries to:
If you experience a problem with this website including PayPal donation options, email Director@NorfolkSocietyforCemeteryConservation.org