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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.

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Moonlight Cemetery Tours of Elmwood Cemetery

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***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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