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.


Upcoming Events


Wethersfield Tour 2013 crop 2The Artists of Cedar Hill
Saturday, October 17, 10:00 am
Admission: $5.00; Members: Free
Learn about the lives and accomplishments of some of Cedar Hill’s noteworthy artists. Debbie Alter leads this tour highlighting the cemetery’s creative residents including William Glackens, Albert Entress and Katharine Seymour Day.


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.



Cedar Hill Cemetery & Foundation
453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114

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