Programs & Events at Cedar Hill

Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation shares the art, history and natural beauty of Cedar Hill through a wide variety of creative programming.

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Upcoming Events

Mark Twain’s Companions & Cohorts

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Angels Among Us

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Music Among the Memorials

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sunset Notables

August 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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The Streets of Hartford

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Arts & Letters

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Lest We Forget

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Plot Thickens

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Popular Cedar Hill Programs

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Angels Among Us

Most angels found in American cemeteries are rooted in Christian lore. Although there are references to angels in the Bible, there are no physical descriptions included in the text. Earliest depictions on sarcophagi portray angels as young men.

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Stories in Stone

The Stories in Stone walking tour highlights popular monument styles found in 19th-century cemeteries such as Cedar Hill.

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Lest We Forget

This walking tour explores the fearsome infectious diseases that afflicted Cedar Hill families in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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When Disaster Strikes

The walking tour highlights local and national disasters as seen through the eyes of Cedar Hill residents.

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A Monumental Man

James Batterson played a key role in the establishment of Cedar Hill. Monuments attributed to his prolific company are scattered throughout the cemetery.

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Arts & Letters

Learn about some of Cedar Hill's most distinguished artists, authors, and actors.

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Notables Tour

Discover the history and beauty of Cedar Hill Cemetery on this tour showcasing some of its most celebrated residents and renowned monuments.

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Hallowed History Lantern Tour

History comes alive on a lantern-led tour of Cedar Hill. Character actors share tantalizing true stories of some of the cemetery’s notable and not-so-notable residents.

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Barnstormers & Aviators

This walking tour highlights Connecticut’s role in aviation history through the stories of stunt flyers, aviation innovators, and early supporters of winged flight.

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Sam & Elizabeth’s World

Elizabeth Colt erected the first major monument at Cedar Hill. The tour introduces you to Colt family members as well as friends and associates of the influential couple.