Upcoming Events

PUBLIC TOURS

Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

“Exploring Riverview Cemetery” : Learn about the Lambert's Burying Ground dating from 1685, Riverview Cemetery's place in the "rural cemetery movement" with its incorporation in 1858, and the significant expansion of the grounds in 1887. Visit the gravesites of its founder, the first interment, the first monument, and a number of its notable residents, including Oliver O. Bowman, George B. McClellan, Walter Scott Lenox, John Augustus Roebling, and John Taylor. And take a look inside the historic Receiving Vault.

The cost for the walking tour is $10 adults, $8 seniors, and $5 students. Each participant will receive a tour booklet. Reservations are requested, but not required, using the contact form.


COMING SOON!

“Beneath Stately Trees” :
“Monuments and Their Makers” :
“Poe Walk: Morbid Curiosities” :
“The Art and Architecture of Riverview Cemetery” :



GROUP TOURS


“Exploring Riverview Cemetery” : Learn about the Lambert's Burying Ground dating from 1685, Riverview Cemetery's place in the "rural cemetery movement" with its incorporation in 1858, and the significant expansion of the grounds in 1887. Visit the gravesites of its founder, the first interment, the first monument, and a number of its notable residents, including Oliver O. Bowman, George B. McClellan, Walter Scott Lenox, John Augustus Roebling, and John Taylor. And take a look inside the historic Receiving Vault.

Your group, which must have at least five, but not more than 30 people, should be prepared to walk about 1-1/2 miles. The cost is $10 per person and includes a tour booklet for each participant.

Please use the contact form to request further information.