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 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 tours and events, Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation raises funds to ensure the park-like memorial grounds are preserved and protected in perpetuity.
Mark Twain’s Companions & Cohorts
Saturday, July 9, 10:00 am
Admission: $5.00; CHCF, Mark Twain Museum & Let’s Go Arts Members: Free
While Samuel Clemens, a.k.a. Mark Twain, is laid to rest in Elmira, New York, many of his Hartford companions and cohorts are interred at Cedar Hill. Learn about Twain’s life and his many Nook Farm friends, neighbors and colleagues during this tour led by Steve Courtney.
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
To visit Hartford’s historic Cedar Hill Cemetery’s website, click here.