NORFOLK SOCIETY FOR CEMETERY CONSERVATION

          Preserving, protecting, & promoting Norfolk's historic cemeteries.

Local service organizations honor veterans for the holiday season


On December 18, 2021, Hope This Helps, US Flag Runners VA Division and A.S.M. donated 168 handmade wreaths and laid them in Calvary and West Point cemeteries veterans lots. In addition to these efforts, the Adam Thoroughgood Chapter, NSDAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) also wreathed over 400 veterans graves that day in Forest Lawn cemetery as part of Wreaths Across America, a national event held annually in mid-December to honor veterans for the holiday season. Many thanks to all these organizations!

Thanks to all volunteers, sponsors and event participants for supporting our cemeteries!  


100% of proceeds from our fundraising events go directly to purchasing supplies for conservation, volunteer support and operations.


A special THANK YOU goes out to our Cedar Grove tour guide, Samantha McDonald, for her amazing work developing her first cemetery tours this year. She did a great job! We appreciate you!

Volunteer of the Year!

Many thanks to tour guide, Shannon Stafford for his work on this year's (and previous years) cemetery tours. His hard work is appreciated by us and the community!

Volunteers help NSCC complete important conservation projects in Norfolk's historic cemeteries.
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Interested in VOLUNTEERING?
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From April-November check our Events Calendar for weekly schedules and click here for more information on how you or your group can contribute!

Let's talk of graves, of worms, and epitaphs;
Make dust our paper and with rainy eyes
Write sorrow on the bosom of the earth,
Let's choose executors and talk of wills.

William Shakespeare, Richard II

Updates

COVID-19 Updates from the Norfolk Bureau of Cemeteries.
10/21
Currently, the City of Norfolk requires anyone on city property (outdoors also) to a wear mask and keep 6ft. of distance which includes funerals, cemetery events and volunteer workdays. Please check back here for Covid-19  updates.

WE HAVE A NEW WEB ADDRESS!  NSCCVA.ORG. Use the Chrome browser for best results.

Wondering about the best ways to clean a headstone or marker? See this PDF for information.

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Cedar Grove, West Point & Elmwood Cemeteries

238 E. Princess Anne Road, Norfolk, va 23510