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 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

Dimock CropThe Artists of Cedar Hill
Thursday, July 28, 6:30 pm
Admission: $5.00; CHCF & Let’s Go Arts Members: Free
Learn about the lives and accomplishments of some of Cedar Hill Cemetery’s noteworthy artists. Debbie Alter leads this tour focusing on the cemetery’s creative residents including William Glackens, Albert Entress and Katharine Seymour Day.

 

 

 

Gallaudet Monument web2Hartford High Alumni
Saturday, July 30, 10:00 am
Admission: $5.00; CHCF & Let’s Go Arts Members: Free
During the Victorian era Hartford Public High School earned a national reputation for excellence. Tour guide Debbie Alter shares the stories of distinguished 19th and early 20th-century graduates who attended the capital city’s top secondary school. Featured residents include noted educator Edward Miner Gallaudet, leading theatrical producer Charles B. Dillingham, Connecticut Humane Society founder Gertrude O. Lewis, stage and film actor Robert Ames, and more.

 

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

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

 

 

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