Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Confederate Memorial Pyramid
Numini et Patri ae Asto
Erected by the Holly-Wood Memorial Association
Memoria in Aeterna
To the Confederate Dead
Erected 1869 by Ladies of the Hollywood Memorial Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Heroes • Military • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
Location. 37° 32.45′ N, 77° 27.346′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. It is in Hollywood Cemetery. Marker is on Hollywood Cemetery Access Road near South Cherry Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 412 South Cherry Street, Richmond VA 23220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oregon Hill (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grace Evelyn Arents (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Pleasants Parsons House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Virginia State Penitentiary (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jacob House Monroe Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Miller House (approx. half a mile away); Virginia War Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
More about this marker. The pyramid was erected by the Ladies of the Hollywood Memorial Association and was erected in honor of the Confederate dead and the 18,000 soldiers buried in the cemetery. The cornerstone, which was laid on Dec. 3, 1968, contains various historic items including Confederate memorabilia, photographs, newspapers and books.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,232 times since then and 259 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 30, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. 8. submitted on May 10, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.