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 Programs

Movie Night
Thursday, August 24, 7:30 pm
Admission: $5.00; Members Free
In Stage Door, Katharine Hepburn and Ginger Rogers star as aspiring actresses who live in a rooming house filled with theatrical hopefuls. Get caught up in their ambitions, dreams and disappointments as they all try to make it on Broadway. The movie is held on the sprawling lawn between the community mausoleums – follow signs once you enter the cemetery. Bring blankets or chairs. Rain date: Friday, August 25, 7:30 pm.

 

Mushroom Walk
Saturday, August 26, 10:00 am
Admission: $5.00; Members Free
Join Joe Lenoce of Connecticut Valley Mycological Society in search of mushrooms at Cedar Hill. During this educational hunt, Joe will discuss the basic types of fungi, where to find them and proper methods of collecting. After the walk, he will review documentation resources while identifying any mushrooms collected. Meet near the bridge along 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
860-956-3311

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

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