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Join Historic Columbia Foundation for our popular tours of one of Columbia's oldest cemeteries, Elmwood Cemetery! Proceeds benefit Historic Columbia Foundation. Choose from two tour options. Secrets from the Grave Tours are only offered at 7:30 pm, while Moonlight Cemetery Tours are offered at both 8 pm and 8:30 pm. Descriptions below.

Secrets from the Grave Tour: 7:30 pm
Join us before dark to study the iconography symbols found on so many of the markers and headstones in historic Elmwood Cemetery.

Moonlight Cemetery Tours: 8 & 8:30 pm
Costumed guides will lead you through Elmwood Cemetery to discuss the lives, burials, cemetery plots, and tombstones of families and prominent citizens from Columbia's 19th and 20th centuries. You will be lead through portions of the site featuring the Victorian era and several variations of cemetery art.

Select the date, and tour time you wish to attend from the drop down menu.

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Moonlight Cemetery Tours of Elmwood Cemetery

Historic Columbia

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Columbia, United States

Moonlight Cemetery Tours of Elmwood Cemetery

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Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
HCF Member - Adult Ticket
Choose from Secrets from the Grave Iconography Tour at 7:30 pm or one of our Moonlight Cemetery Tours at 8 or 8:30 pm. In the event of severe weather, we will contact you to reschedule your tour. Remember to bring a flashlight and wear bugspray!
$5.00 $1.27
HCF Member - Youth Ticket (17 & under)
Select your tour date and choose from Secrets from the Grave Iconography Tour at 7:30 pm or one of our Moonlight Cemetery Tours at 8 or 8:30 pm. In the event of severe weather, we will contact you to reschedule your tour. Remember to bring a flashlight and wear bugspray!
$3.00 $1.16
Join HCF Today! Family Membership
Free admission to Historic House Museums Free admission for children under 18 living in the same household 10% discount at Museum Shop Invitations to special events Discounts on programs Subscription to Quarterly Newsletter Recognition in Annual Donor Listing Four guest passes for tours
$50.00 $0.00
Join HCF Today! Individual Membership
Free admission to Historic House Museums 10% discount at Gift Shop Invitations to special events Discounts on programs Subscription to Quarterly Newsletter Recognition in Annual Donor Listing Two guest passes for tours
$35.00 $0.00
General Admission - Adult Ticket
Select your tour date and choose from Secrets from the Grave Iconography Tour at 7:30 pm or one of our Moonlight Cemetery Tours at 8 or 8:30 pm. In the event of severe weather, we will contact you to reschedule your tour. Remember to bring a flashlight and wear bugspray!
$10.00 $1.54
General Admission - Youth Ticket (17 & under)
Select your tour date and choose from Secrets from the Grave Iconography Tour at 7:30 pm or one of our Moonlight Cemetery Tours at 8 or 8:30 pm. In the event of severe weather, we will contact you to reschedule your tour. Remember to bring a flashlight and wear bugspray!
$5.00 $1.27

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Event Details

***Sept. 12 tours are SOLD OUT***

But don't worry - you can come to our Spirits Alive! Cemetery Tours on Oct. 10! Get more info and tickets here: SpiritsAlive.eventbrite.com


Cemetery Tours are offered on the second Thursday of the month April through October. Our two tour options include:

Secrets from the Grave Tour: 7:30 pm
Join us before dark to study the iconography symbols found on so many of the markers and headstones in historic Elmwood Cemetery.

Moonlight Cemetery Tours: 8 & 8:30 pm 
Costumed guides will lead you through Elmwood Cemetery to discuss the lives, burials, cemetery plots, and tombstones of families and prominent citizens from Columbia's 19th and 20th centuries. You will be lead through portions of the site featuring the Victorian era and several variations of cemetery art.


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Historic Columbia Foundation Membership Benefits:

  • Free admission to our historic house museums,
  • Discounts in the museum shop,
  • A subscription to our quarterly newsletter,
  • Guest passes and more!
  • Free or discounted admission to all our programs,
  • invitations to exclusive "Members-Only" events.


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Be part of an organization committed to preserving the past and promoting avenues to a positive future. Learn more.. 

Have questions about Moonlight Cemetery Tours of Elmwood Cemetery? Contact Historic Columbia

Where


501 Elmwood Avenue
Columbia, 29201

Organizer

Historic Columbia

The mission of the Historic Columbia is to nurture, support and protect the historical and cultural heritage of Columbia and its environs through programs of advocacy, education and preservation.

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