Did you know there is over 300 years' worth of bodies buried on the grounds of Williamsburg's cemeteries? Wars, plagues, and evil deeds have kept the burial plots of America's Birthplace full- with more yet to be uncovered.
Get up close and personal with the haunted history of Williamsburg through a visit to the final resting places of the dearly departed. Stroll across the hallowed grounds between aged stone markers as you hear tales of the long-ago interred who may not rest in peace.
"This tour was so entertaining, but eerie too! You could feel the energy around the headstones!"
Our Williamsburg Dark History Cemetery Tour offers a more intimate glimpse into Williamsburg's official burial grounds. From notable figures whose bravery impacted the impacted the birth of America to legends of young lives short, the stories of these hallowed locations and their residents will both fascinate and terrify.
Spend 1.5 hours strolling through several Williamsburg cemeteries, where you will hear fascinating tales of:
Mysterious epitaphs, deadly epidemics, asylum horrors, war criminals- all of these and more will be explored when you tour the hallowed earth of Williamsburg's permanent settlements.
Join our knowledgeable guides for a peek through the doorways of the world between life and death- and try not to pass through to the other side.
"Now it is the time of night/ That the graves, all gaping wide,/ Every one lets forth his sprite/ in the church-way paths to glide."
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Duration: Approximately 1.5 hours
Please arrive to the designated meeting location before your tour’s start time, or they may leave without you! Your email confirmation will verify map and meeting location.
No need to print anything out. Just show up, and the tour guide will mark you present! Please save your email confirmation handy on your phone for reference.
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This tour is a walking tour.
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