Tours and Events 2018

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Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation invites you to discover the art, history, natural beauty and culture of Cedar Hill Cemetery’s park-like grounds by attending an upcoming program. Activities include thematic walks, theatrical performances, musical events, movies and family-friendly programs.

OCTOBER

The Prosecution Rests
Saturday, October 13, 10:00 am
Admission: $5.00; Members Free
From the assassination of President Garfield to the crimes that inspired the movie Arsenic and Old Lace, Foundation Director Beverly Lucas shares intriguing stories of sensational trials, tragic crimes and even one unsolved mystery, all of which gripped the imagination of Connecticut residents.

Discover Cedar Hill – Highlight Tour
Wednesday, October 17, 10:00 am
Admission: $5.00; Cedar Hill Members Free
Bob Chudy leads this introductory tour about Cedar Hill’s most prominent residents. Hear about the discoverer of anesthesia and his tragic life, the woman behind the management of Colt Manufacturing, and the man who saved the country from bankruptcy twice.

Hallowed History Lantern Tour
Friday, October 26, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm 
Admission: $15.00; Reservations Required – Call 860-956-3311
History comes alive on this lantern-led tour of Cedar Hill. Character actors share tantalizing true stories of some of our notable and not-so-notable residents. To ensure your participation in this tour, reservations are required for specific time slots. Book your reservations early by calling 860-956-3311. Please note: This tour may NOT be suitable for children under 13. Wear appropriate walking shoes and bring a flashlight.

 

A special thank you to our funders who generously support our many activities.

Evelyn W. Preston Memorial Trust Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee
Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N. A., Trustee
George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee

 

 

 

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