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.

 

 

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Upcoming Programs

Mark Twain and the Supernatural
Lecture by Jason Scappaticci
Tuesday, March 20, 7:00 pm
Keeney Memorial Cultural Center
200 Main Street, Wethersfield
Admission: $5.00; Members Free 
Mark Twain’s iconic characters Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn are beloved by Americans. However, even the most devoted Twain readers are usually unaware of his dabbling in the supernatural craze of spiritualism. Through explorations of Twain’s own writings, Jason Scappaticci will examine this lesser-known side of one of America’s favorite authors.

Connecticut Notable Trees
Lecture by Frank Kaputa
Tuesday, April 17, 7:00 pm
Keeney Memorial Cultural Center, 200 Main Street, Wethersfield
Admission: $5.00; Members Free  
The Notable Trees Project, established in 1985, collects and distributes information about Connecticut’s largest and most historic trees, both native and introduced. Frank Kaputa will share the history of the project, along with details regarding identifying and measuring trees. He will highlight Wethersfield and Cedar Hill Cemetery notables in his illustrated presentation.

 

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
860-956-3311

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