Welcome to Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation

Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation invites you to discover, experience and explore Hartford’s historic Cedar Hill Cemetery. Established in 1864, Cedar Hill is a 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 tours and events, Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation raises funds to ensure the park-like memorial grounds are preserved and protected in perpetuity.

Our latest newsletter – Summer 2019


Upcoming Program

Arts & Letters
Saturday, August 17, 10:00 am
Admission: $5.00; Members Free
Meet Cedar Hill’s creative residents including our most distinguished artists, actors and authors. Debbie Alter will introduce you to lesser-known personalities such as Nicholas Hudson Holt, Fern Andra, and Frances Laughlin Wadsworth, as well as the noteworthy William Glackens, Wallace Stevens, and Katharine Hepburn. The walking tour begins at the flagpole at the end of the entrance drive.


Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation’s mission is to preserve, protect and promote in perpetuity the art, culture, history and natural beauty of Hartford’s nationally recognized Cedar Hill Cemetery.

We invite you to support our efforts to maintain and restore the cemetery’s historic architecture, preserve the historic and unique memorial artworks, conserve and protect the natural resources, care for the picturesque trees and shrubs, and present educational tours and events to the public.


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

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