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Field Trip to Hollywood Cemetery

Join professor Doug Sanford on Saturday October 20th on a field trip to the Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond Virginia. This historic cemetery was designed in 1847 by the architect John Notman and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Explore its 135 acres and discover the burial places of two American presidents, twenty-two confederate generals, thousands of confederate soldiers and many more famous grave-sites in the beautiful park-like setting. There is no admittance fee and really who doesn't want to spend their Saturday in a cemetery? ┬áThe sign-up sheet is located in the office suite of the department of Historic Preservation.┬áMeet at Combs Hall at 10am on Saturday, the expected return time is at 2pm. Hope to see you there!       … [Read more...]