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Cedar Hill Cemetery

453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114 United States
(860) 956-3311 www.cedarhillfoundation.org

September 2018

Discover Cedar Hill: Highlight Tour

Wednesday, September 19, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114 United States
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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. Meet at the flagpole at the end of the entrance drive. Find more information here. 

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Arts and Letters

Tuesday, September 25, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114 United States
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Meet Cedar Hill Cemetery’s creative residents including our most distinguished artists, actors and authors. You'll be introduced to lesser-known personalities such as Nicholas Hudson Holt, Fern Andra and Frances Laughlin Wadsworth, as well as the noteworthy William Glackens, Wallace Stevens and Katharine Hepburn. Find more information here. 

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A Monumental Man: The Art of James Batterson

Saturday, September 29, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114 United States
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James Batterson, co-owner of New England Granite Works, played a key role in the establishment of Cedar Hill Cemetery. And monuments attributed to his prolific company are scattered throughout the cemetery. Foundation Director Beverly Lucas highlights Batterson’s incredible monuments on this walking tour of the historic cemetery. Find more information here. 

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October 2018

The Prosecution Rests

Saturday, October 13, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114 United States
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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, on this walking tour of Cedar Hill Cemetery. Find more information here.   

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Discover Cedar Hill: Highlight Tour

Wednesday, October 17, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114 United States
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5.00

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. Meet at the flagpole at the end of the entrance drive. Find more information here. 

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Hallowed History Lantern Tour

Friday, October 26, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114 United States
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History comes alive on this lantern-led tour of Cedar Hill Cemetery. 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 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. Find more information here. 

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