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Cedar Hill Cemetery

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

June 2019

Cedar Hill Butterfly Hunt

Saturday, June 29, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114 United States
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Hunt for butterflies with Roy Zartarian and the Connecticut Butterfly Association. With nearly 20 species known to visit Cedar Hill Cemetery, volunteers will help find and net butterflies for viewing. Appropriate hiking shoes, long pants and bug repellent are recommended. Free.

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July 2019

Stories in Stone

Thursday, July 11, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114 United States
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Learn about monument styles often found in 19th-century cemeteries such as Hartford’s historic Cedar Hill. From the sarcophagus to the obelisk, Celtic cross, pyramid and more, Foundation Director Beverly Lucas will discuss the artistic and architectural design of the cemetery’s illustrious memorials. The walking tour begins at the flagpole at the end of the entrance drive.  $5, free for members.

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Mark Twain’s Companions & Cohorts

Saturday, July 13, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114 United States
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While Samuel Clemens, a.k.a. Mark Twain, is laid to rest in Elmira, New York, many of his Hartford companions and cohorts are interred at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Learn about Twain's life and his many Nook Farm friends, neighbors and colleagues during this walking tour led by Steve Courtney. Meet at the flagpole at the end of the entrance drive. $5

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Discover Cedar Hill – Highlight Tour

Wednesday, July 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 16, 2019

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 Cemetery’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. The walking tour begins at the flagpole at the end of the entrance drive.

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Remarkable Women

Saturday, July 20, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114 United States
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5.00

Meet the extraordinary women of Cedar Hill Cemetery who inspire with their stories of purpose and engagement, compassion and generosity, and strength and determination. Featured residents include Emily Parmely Collins, Katharine Seymour Day and Annie Warburton Goodrich. Admission to the program is $5.00 and free for Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation members. Advanced reservations are not required. The walking tour begins at the flagpole at the end of the entrance drive.

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The Prosecution Rests

Tuesday, July 23, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114 United States
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5.00

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. Admission to the program is $5.00 and free for Cedar Hill Cemetery Foundation members. Advanced reservations are not required. The walking tour begins at the flagpole at the end of the entrance drive.

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Music Among the Memorials

Friday, July 26, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cedar Hill Cemetery, 453 Fairfield Avenue
Hartford, CT 06114 United States
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Free

Enjoy an evening of modern Americana music at Cedar Hill Cemetery with the folk-rock-grass-blues duo, The Meadows Brothers. Dustin and Ian Meadows, with acoustic guitars, harmonica, and vocal harmonies, blend folk and country with a blues edge for a sound all their own. Bring blankets, chairs and picnic dinners for a night to remember. This free concert is made possible through the generous support of the Evelyn W. Preston Memorial Trust Fund, Bank of America, N. A., Trustee. (Rain Date: Saturday,…

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August 2019

Discover Cedar Hill – Highlight Tour

Wednesday, August 21, 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 16, 2019

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

Bob Chudy leads this introductory tour about Cedar Hill Cemetery’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. The walking tour begins at the flagpole at the end of the entrance drive.

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September 2019

Discover Cedar Hill – Highlight Tour

Wednesday, September 18, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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

Bob Chudy leads this introductory tour about Cedar Hill Cemetery’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. The walking tour begins at the flagpole at the end of the entrance drive.

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October 2019

Discover Cedar Hill – Highlight Tour

Wednesday, October 16, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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

Bob Chudy leads this introductory tour about Cedar Hill Cemetery’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. The walking tour begins at the flagpole at the end of the entrance drive.

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