Old Settlers’ Cemetery Tours
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Located in Charlotte’s Fourth Ward neighborhood, Old Settlers’ Cemetery is where many of the area’s first settlers are buried. It was the first cemetery owned and operated by the City of Charlotte, and its gravestones and monuments carry dates from 1776 (the year the Declaration of Independence was signed) to 1884. It’s a great American site in Charlotte for visiting history buffs.
Old Settlers’ Cemetery is located next to the First Presbyterian Church on West 5th Street. It’s often described as more like a park than cemetery and is a popular stopping point for folks who visit the historic Fourth Ward neighborhood.
Address: Charlotte, North Carolina 28202, USA
2 Tours and Activities to Experience Old Settlers’ Cemetery
See Charlotte’s most historic and haunted places with a 1.5-hour walking tour through the Fourth Ward. Follow your experienced guide to the city’s most infamous landmarks, where locals have spotted ghosts for centuries. Hear about Charlotte’s ancient Indian trading path and revolutionary battles, and learn the secrets behind uptown’s spookiest mansions. Watch for theatrical ghosts, medical ghosts, famous ghosts and unknown ghosts as you explore Charlotte’s best preserved historical neighborhood.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
A Segway tour of Charlotte is fun, safe and informative! Follow your knowledgeable local guide as you glide through the upbeat Uptown neighborhood. Sights on this tour include the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, the Mint Museum, and the Gantt Center. Choose a 1.5-hour ride, or add an extra 30 minutes to see a couple of additional sights: two historic cemeteries and the stadium home of the Carolina Panthers.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What's the best way to experience Old Settlers’ Cemetery?
The best ways to experience Old Settlers’ Cemetery are:
- Charlotte Beyond the Grave Haunted History Walking Ghost Tour
- Historic Uptown Neighborhood Segway Tour of Charlotte