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

Lest We Forget: Infectious Diseases (1850-1918)

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Virtual Event
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Tree Walk

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Eternal Homes of Cedar Hill

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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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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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Popular Cedar Hill Programs

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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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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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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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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.

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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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Notables Tour

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