Daughters of Zion Cemetery

The purpose of this project is to bridge the gap between Charlottesville history and UVa’s history. This website exists to inform the UVa community, greater Charlottesville community, and all individuals seeking a better understanding of the Daughters of Zion Cemetery history. This site is meant to be a base of information about the Daughters of Zion Cemetery but for the most updated information about the Cemetery check out the Preservers’ Facebook page at

History in the Making

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Cville History Resources

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What's Next With the DOZC

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Daughters of Zion Cemetery In the News


News coverage of the Daughter of Zion Cemetery.

Gone But Not Forgotten

April 19, 2017 University of Virginia English and American Studies Professor Lisa Goff's class discussed their semester long research on the Daughters of Zion Cemetery. Working in collaboration with the Preservers of the Daughters of Zion Cemetery, Professor Lisa Goff's "Hands On Public History" American Studies class dug into the rich history of the Cemetery as well as the Charlottesville history as a whole.

Decoration day

May 28, 2017 the Preservers of the Daughters of Zion Cemetery had their annual celebration of Decoration Day with the laying of flowers and updating on the Preservers' progress.