The Art of James Batterson

July 28, 10:00am. A Monumental Man: The Art of James Batterson

Admission: $5.00; Members Free

James Batterson, owner of New England Granite Works, played a key role in the establishment of Cedar Hill Cemetery. Monuments attributed to his prolific company are scattered throughout the cemetery. Foundation Director Beverly Lucas highlights some of Batterson’s most extraordinary work including the Colt, Heublein, and Keney memorials on this walking tour. 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