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.

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UPCOMING EVENT

Huss Hemlocks

Huss Hemlocks

Tree Buffs Tour
Saturday, June 6, 10:00 am
Free for All

Join tree expert John Kehoe for this 2-mile walk featuring Cedar Hill Cemetery’s rare and notable trees. The tour, through the ornamental foreground and historic memorial sections, will highlight trees such as the beautiful European Weeping Beech, the unusual (for the Northeast) Umbrella Magnolia and the Huss Hemlock named for a resident of Cedar Hill. This program is part of Connecticut Forest & Park Association’s Connecticut Trails Weekend.

 

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.

 

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Cedar Hill Cemetery & Foundation
453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114
860-956-3311

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