Music Among the Memorials

Cedar Hill Cemetery 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

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, […]

Free

Music Among the Memorials

Cedar Hill Cemetery 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

Enjoy an evening of modern Americana music at Cedar Hill Cemetery with the folk-rock-grass-blues duo, The Meadow 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, July 27, 6:00 pm)

Free

The Prosecution Rests

Cedar Hill Cemetery 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

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

5.00

The Prosecution Rests

Cedar Hill Cemetery 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

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 […]

5.00

Remarkable Women

Cedar Hill Cemetery 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

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 […]

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Mark Twain’s Companions & Cohorts

Cedar Hill Cemetery 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

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 […]

Stories in Stone

Cedar Hill Cemetery 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

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 […]

Cedar Hill Butterfly Hunt

Cedar Hill Cemetery 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

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 […]

College Ties – Hartford’s Trinity College

Cedar Hill Cemetery 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

Founded in 1823, Trinity was the second college established in Connecticut. Starting at the final resting place of principal founder and first president Bishop Thomas […]

Lest We Forget: Infectious Diseases (1850-1918)

Cedar Hill Cemetery 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

Cholera infantum, the bloody flux, ague, putrid fever, filth disease, consumption – and the treatments sometimes sounded just as scary. Evelyn Bollert explores the fearsome […]

Celebrate West Hartford

Cedar Hill Cemetery 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

West Hartford, officially separated from the capital city in 1854, was home to many well-known personages who now reside at Cedar Hill. Meet notables, including […]

Angels Among Us

Cedar Hill Cemetery 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

Learn about the angels and allegorical figures that grace the landscape of Cedar Hill Cemetery. From the angel Gabriel to representations of Faith, Hope and […]

Cedar Hill Tree Walk

Cedar Hill Cemetery 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

John Kehoe leads this walk featuring Cedar Hill Cemetery’s rare and notable trees. The tour, through the ornamental foreground and historic memorial sections, will highlight […]

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Discover Cedar Hill – Highlight Tour

Cedar Hill Cemetery 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

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 […]

5.00

Cedar Hill Bird Walk

Cedar Hill Cemetery 453 Fairfield Avenue, Hartford

Join Jay Kaplan from Roaring Brook Nature Center for his annual bird walk at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Jay will lead participants through the ornamental foreground […]

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