Shockoe Hill Cemetery Mizpeh angel monument

Open Daily

4th & Hospital Streets, Richmond VA

Operated by the City of Richmond department of Parks, Recreation & Community Facilities, the cemetery is open from dawn to dusk each day.

Friendship is...

Protecting an important link to our past by maintaining the final resting place of those who came before us.

Preserving the beauty and tranquility of a magnificent green space near the heart of the city.

Restoring the identity, dignity and significance of a National Historic Landmark.

We are always looking for new friends. Please join us!

Monuments, and so Much More!

Images of Shockoe Hill Cemetery


The Friends of Shockoe Hill Cemetery invite you to discover this historic gem just north of downtown Richmond. Stroll among the stones that represent a "who's who" in Richmond, Virginia and U.S. history. Enjoy the plants, trees and animals that live in the cemetery, and marvel at the beauty and artistry of the monuments that span three centuries.

The Friends also offer programming such as guided tours, marker ceremonies, cultural events, and special "theater nights." Check out our Visit page for more details.


Clean-up Day

September 24, 9AM - 3PM

(meet at the keeper's house)

Free Sunday Cemetery Tours

September 18th, 2PM

October 2nd and 16th, 2PM

(meet at the keeper's house)

Fall Military Marker Dedication

October 1st, 1PM