Hollywood Cemetery Segway Tour in Richmond
Hollywood Cemetery Segway tour in Richmond is one of the oldest cemeteries in the United States. The Hollywood Cemetery is home to many notables of the Richmond area. There include two presidents who are there. The tour guide will instruct guests on the rich history of the Hollywood Cemetery.
Hollywood Cemetery Segway tour in Richmond will begin with a quick safety lesson for the Segway. The guide will let users know how to use it safely. While most people in the family can enjoy this tour, it is not for pregnant women. This tour is not for anybody under the age of 14 years.
Guests of the Hollywood Cemetery Segway tour in Richmond will enjoy commentary from a guide. The guide will be local and educated on the rich history of the cemetery. There will be no food or beverages allowed on tour. This event will include the use of the Segway and will be suitable for anybody over 14 years. Hollywood Cemetery Segway tour in Richmond is full of rich history of the Richmond area, and there are many notable Richmond people there.
Included in the Hollywood Cemetery Segway tour in Richmond is a commentary by a local guide. The tour guide will provide commentary on the rich history of the cemetery. There will be no hotel pick up and drop off at this location. The tour will meet up and end at the Hollywood Cemetery.
Hollywood Cemetery Segway tour in Richmond is an event that most people in the family can enjoy. However, it is not for pregnant women. Also, the trip is not for anybody under the age of 14 years. The tour guide will be a professional and offer commentary on the rich history of the Hollywood Cemetery.
Hollywood is the second most visited cemetery in the country behind Arlington. Hear many stories about notables there- two U.S. presidents are buried there- one includes an incredible dream of eagles and death by his wife, Jefferson Davis and his family (most of his 5 children died before adolescence), Supreme Court Justice Louis Powell, governors, and many other notables, including a survivor of the Titanic who became a prominent Richmond banker but surrounded with lots of scandal.
Hear the story of one of Richmond's oldest families and the unusual and unique way they originally made their fortune. Hear about duels until the 1880s, "Extra Billy" Smith and his role in the Civil War and later as Governor of Virginia. Learn of Lewis Ginter who built the Jefferson Hotel and how he became the force behind marketing of tobacco. Loaded with Civil War history and notables including J.E.B Stuart and George Pickett, hear the part this cemetery played in creating a national holiday- Memorial Day. An amazing place of serenity and tremendous beauty including spectacular views of both the river and the city, Hollywood is a must for any visitor or local.
Pickup & Return:
Departure Times: 2:30pm
Please arrive 15-minutes early
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Professionally Guided Tour
Does not include:
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Please arrive 15-minutes prior to tour time
- Dress code is casual
- Age: Minimum 14 years
- Not recommended for pregnant women