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.