Mark Twain’s Companions & Cohorts
Admission: $5.00; Cedar Hill & Mark Twain Museum Members Free
While Samuel Clemens, a.k.a. Mark Twain, is laid to rest in Elmira, New York, many of his Hartford companions and cohorts are interred at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Learn about Twain’s life and his many Nook Farm friends, neighbors, and colleagues during this walking tour led by Steve Courtney. The tour begins at the flagpole at the end of the entrance drive.
About Cedar Hill Cemetery & Foundation
Established in 1864, Cedar Hill is an American rural cemetery encompassing 270 acres of landscaped woodlands, waterways, and memorial grounds. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Cedar Hill serves as a sanctuary for memorial artworks, Hartford history, welcomed wildlife, and many visitors who come to remember loved ones and tour the grounds.
Cedar Hill Cemetery is open 365 days a year from sunrise to sunset. Visitors interested in taking a self-guided tour of the grounds can pick up a map at the information box inside the entrance or in the Cemetery office. Cemetery tours and events are offered from May to October. For more information, visit www.cedarhillfoundation.org.