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

Sunset Notables Tour

August 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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When Disaster Strikes

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Eternal Homes of Cedar Hill

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Cinema at the Cemetery

August 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mushroom Walk

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mystery Scavenger Hunt

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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$10.00 – $40.00
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Cedar Hill and the Battle of Antietam

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Discover Cedar Hill – Highlight Tour

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Notable Architects

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Autumn Tree Tour

October 15 @ 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.