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Cemeteries and Tombstones Tour: Comstock Graveyards

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Better understand life during the Comstock era by learning to decode the hidden meaning of headstones, their symbols and more. Guided by a local historian, stroll Virginia City’s Silver Terrace cemeteries as well as the graveyards in Gold Hill and Silver City, dating back to the 1860s. Find out why smaller cemeteries, differentiated by affiliations and religions, exist. Plus, gain insight into these sites that once were lush Victorian grounds where locals congregated and enjoyed like our parks today. If you've attended before, join us and hear about new research about area gravesites. Receive a 50 page handout regarding tombstone symbols and area history.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Sat

Silver Terrace Cemeteries

David Davis 



Please read:  Wear suitable walking shoes and clothes for any type of weather. Bring water and sunscreen. An hour and 15 minute break is included in this class time where you can take a lunch break and then travel from Virginia City to Gold Hill. Provide own transportation.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/26/2020 - 9/26/2020 Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Virginia City, Silver Terrace Cemeteries  Map David Davis 

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