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Cemeteries of Charlottesville
Charlottesville- Virginia- United States
4 Hours
6 Persons
English
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Brief

Dig a little deeper into Charlottesville's historical past! Join award-winning historian Rick Britton as he weaves stories filled with U.Va. Presidents, Civil War heroes, western adventurers, and one very famous Russian royal impostor.

Tour Detail

Dig a little deeper into Charlottesville's historical past! Join award-winning historian Rick Britton as he weaves stories filled with U.Va. Presidents, Civil War heroes, western adventurers, and one very famous Russian royal impostor.

Your tour guide is award-winning historian Rick Britton. A much-sought-after speaker and guide, Britton has penned scores of central Virginia history articles, and three books including 2015’s Virginia Vignettes (Vol. I): Famous Characters & Events in Central Virginia History.

ABOUT YOUR GUIDE

A historian of the Old Dominion, Rick Britton specializes in 18th- and 19th-century Virginia history. His areas of expertise include the life and times of Thomas Jefferson, the American Civil War, and the history of the central Piedmont. With over 200 published articles and essays under his belt, he’s the author of Albemarle & Charlottesville: An Illustrated History (2006), the award-winning Jefferson: A Monticello Sampler (2008), and Virginia Vignettes (Vol. I): Famous Characters & Events in Central Virginia History (2015). Along with his writing, Rick conducts battlefield tours, teaches Virginia history classes, organizes history programming, illustrates maps for history books and web-sites, and lectures frequently on a wide range of Virginia history topics.

Experience will include:
  • Transportation in one of our vehicles
  • A 3 hour guided tour with historian Rick Britton
Tour Highlights:
  • Riverview Cemetery (final resting place of Revolutionary War soldiers and Confederate Gen. Thomas Rosser, the “Savior of the Valley”)
  • Maplewood Cemetery (Confederate Generals and Colonels, and the founder of the Pony Express)
  • U.Va./Confederate Cemetery (3 U.Va. Presidents, professors from every field, famed literary compiler William Holmes McGuffey, and a marker to H.I.H. Princess Anastasia, the most famous pretender to the Russian royal family)
Important information:
  • Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes
  • Walking is required









 

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Cancellation Policy

You will get

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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Cemeteries of Charlottesville
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
4 Hours
6 Persons
English
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Brief

Dig a little deeper into Charlottesville's historical past! Join award-winning historian Rick Britton as he weaves stories filled with U.Va. Presidents, Civil War heroes, western adventurers, and one very famous Russian royal impostor.

Tour Detail

Dig a little deeper into Charlottesville's historical past! Join award-winning historian Rick Britton as he weaves stories filled with U.Va. Presidents, Civil War heroes, western adventurers, and one very famous Russian royal impostor.

Your tour guide is award-winning historian Rick Britton. A much-sought-after speaker and guide, Britton has penned scores of central Virginia history articles, and three books including 2015’s Virginia Vignettes (Vol. I): Famous Characters & Events in Central Virginia History.

ABOUT YOUR GUIDE

A historian of the Old Dominion, Rick Britton specializes in 18th- and 19th-century Virginia history. His areas of expertise include the life and times of Thomas Jefferson, the American Civil War, and the history of the central Piedmont. With over 200 published articles and essays under his belt, he’s the author of Albemarle & Charlottesville: An Illustrated History (2006), the award-winning Jefferson: A Monticello Sampler (2008), and Virginia Vignettes (Vol. I): Famous Characters & Events in Central Virginia History (2015). Along with his writing, Rick conducts battlefield tours, teaches Virginia history classes, organizes history programming, illustrates maps for history books and web-sites, and lectures frequently on a wide range of Virginia history topics.

Experience will include:
  • Transportation in one of our vehicles
  • A 3 hour guided tour with historian Rick Britton
Tour Highlights:
  • Riverview Cemetery (final resting place of Revolutionary War soldiers and Confederate Gen. Thomas Rosser, the “Savior of the Valley”)
  • Maplewood Cemetery (Confederate Generals and Colonels, and the founder of the Pony Express)
  • U.Va./Confederate Cemetery (3 U.Va. Presidents, professors from every field, famed literary compiler William Holmes McGuffey, and a marker to H.I.H. Princess Anastasia, the most famous pretender to the Russian royal family)
Important information:
  • Please be sure to wear comfortable shoes
  • Walking is required









 

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Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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