Presbyterian Cemetery in Alexandria, Virginia: Visitor Information

Introduction and Brief History

Established in 1809 for the Old Presbyterian Meeting House members, the Presbyterian Cemetery in Alexandria, VA, has served as an active burial ground for over 200 years.

Location and Visitation Rules

The Presbyterian Cemetery is at 600 Hamilton Lane, Alexandria, VA 22314. Specific visiting hours and rules apply:

Hours: Vehicle gates open 11 am-3 pm on Saturdays and some holidays. The pedestrian gate is accessible by code at other times. 

Rules: See the brochure at Gravestone Stories for details on decorations, dog walking, and other guidelines.

Operational Management

The Superintendent manages all funeral services at The Presbyterian Cemetery, offering compassionate assistance to families arranging funerals and overseeing plot/niche sales. This dedicated approach ensures a respectful and supportive atmosphere for the community’s needs. For inquiries or assistance, please get in touch with David Heiby, the Superintendent, at (703) 869-0872 or via email at cemetery@opmh.org.

Plot Purchases

Plots and Columbarium niches are currently available for purchase. For inquiries or to discuss purchase details, please get in touch with David Heiby, Superintendent, at (703) 869-0872 or via email at cemetery@opmh.org.

Access Information

Vehicle gates are open from 11 am-3 pm on Saturdays and some holidays. The pedestrian gate entrance code can be obtained by contacting the Superintendent.

During inclement weather, it’s important to note that the vehicle gates might not be open. If you want to stay informed about any changes, please check our Facebook page, where up-to-date announcements are posted.

Stay Informed

For announcements and updates, visit the Presbyterian Cemetery’s Facebook page by clicking here.

Map Reference

See the map below for the location within the Wilkes Street Cemetery Complex.

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