Stories in Stone

July 9, 6:30pm. Stories in Stone

Admission: $5.00; Members Free

Learn about monument styles often found in 19th-century cemeteries such as Hartford’s historic Cedar Hill. From the sarcophagus to the obelisk, Celtic cross, pyramid and more, Foundation Director Beverly Lucas will discuss the artistic and architectural design of the cemetery’s illustrious memorials. The walking 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.