Explore Laurel Hill Cemetery: More Than a Final Resting Place
Laurel Hill Cemetery, one of the few cemeteries in the United States to be honored with the designation of National Historic Landmark, is nestled on over 78 acres on a scenic bluff high above the Schuylkill River, affording spectacular views that cannot be found elsewhere. In addition to serving as the final resting place of countless individuals who shaped the history of our region and nation, including many of Philadelphia's leading industrial magnates, nearly forty Civil War-era generals and six Titanic passengers, it is an outdoor sculptural garden, horticultural gem and truly unique historical resource. During our private tour, get a rare glimpse of some of these final resting places while learning the history behind this favorite retreat.
|Dates:||October 26, 2017 Check for other dates|
|Meets:||10:00 AM to 12 N|
|Location:||Laurel Hill Cemetery|
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|Notes:||Please arrive by 9:45 am for a prompt 10 am start for this tour. The main entrance for Laurel Hill Cemetery is located at 3822 Ridge Avenue. Free parking is available in the lot located directly across from the main gatehouse. The group will meet at the office, which you will see to the right after entering through the archway.|