Welcome to Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation

Old Cedar HillCedar Hill Cemetery Foundation invites you to discover, experience and explore Hartford’s historic Cedar Hill Cemetery. 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 and welcomed wildlife.

In addition to offering various tours and events, Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation raises funds to ensure the park-like memorial grounds are preserved and protected in perpetuity.



Cincinnatus Taft Monument

Cincinnatus Taft Monument

Notable Physicians of Cedar Hill
Saturday, July 11, 10:00 am
Admission: $5.00; Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation & Let’s Go Arts Members: Free

Cedar Hill Board member Len Oberg leads this new tour highlighting prominent physicians buried at Cedar Hill. Hear about the discoverer of anesthesia, the founding of Hartford Hospital, and other stories of notable doctors and surgeons including Henry Stearns, Cincinnatus Taft and Thomas Hepburn.

Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation would like to thank the Greater Hartford Arts Council, Connecticut Humanities and the Evelyn W. Preston Memorial Trust Fund, Bank of America, Trustee for their support of the Foundation’s educational mission.



Cedar Hill Cemetery & Foundation
453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114

To visit Hartford’s historic Cedar Hill Cemetery’s website, click here.