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Step Outside of Atlanta Discover Historic Linwood Cemetery

Step Outside of Atlanta: Discover Historic Linwood Cemetery

Sat Feb 19, 2022

Step Outside of Atlanta: Discover Historic Linwood Cemetery

Time Sat Feb 19 2022 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Linwood Cemetery, 721 Linwood Boulevard, Columbus, United States

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Step Outside of Atlanta: Discover Historic Linwood Cemetery, 19 February | Event in Columbus | AllEvents.in Step Outside of Atlanta: Discover Historic Linwood Cemetery
Take a trip south of Atlanta and learn about the history, preservation, and incredible residents of Historic Linwood Cemetery

About this Event

Linwood Cemetery, the first cemetery in Columbus, Georgia, was established in 1828. It is more than just a memorial garden, more than just iron markers and marble headstones. Linwood Cemetery is a repository of Columbus history. To walk among its plots the financial, social, and spiritual growth of our city by the falls.


Some of the residents highlighted on this tour will be Philip Shutze (Architect - Swan House, Rich's Department Store, and more), John Pemberton (Coca Cola), Henry L. Benning (Ft. Benning), Noble Leslie DeVotie (Founder of the SAE fraternity), Clara Meigs (wife of the first president of UGA), Clara Forsyth (wife of Gov. John Forsythe who is buried in Atlanta), Gov. James Johnson (who is buried in an unmarked grave), Tom Huston (Tom's peanuts), Jack Hughston (the sports medicine guru), and more.


Share a day with us and we will share the past with you!


The details

  • Parking will be at the Lummus Chapel and restrooms are available there as well.
  • This walking tour will last approximately two hours.
  • Tickets are required; no walkups allowed.
  • Your health and safety is important to us. Please read our COVID-19 policy.
  • The tour is subject to cancellation at the guide's discretion due to inclement weather at the tour starting point. You will be notified via email.

This tour is in partnership with Linwood Cemetery


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Tickets for Step Outside of Atlanta: Discover Historic Linwood Cemetery can be booked here.

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Ticket Information Ticket Price
Non-Member USD 30
Atlanta Preservation Center Member USD 27
Senior (65+) USD 25
Student (with valid ID) USD 25
Child (ages 6-17) USD 25
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Sat Feb 19 2022 at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Linwood Cemetery, 721 Linwood Boulevard, Columbus, United States

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