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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.
AGE OF AGONY- PERILS & PRACTICES OF VICTORIAN MEDICINE CEMETERY TOUR
April 20 – 2-3:30 pm, 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 Allison Stec Bell & Shannon Stafford as they tell 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.
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.
Norfolk Society for Cemetery Conservation
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Norfolk, Virginia 23517
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