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Graveyards as green getaways

June 3, 2020, Words by Allison C Meier and photography by Jack Seikaly Out-of-town cemeteries were originally designed partly to provide peaceful green spaces for city dwellers to seek rest and refle…

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Let There Be Light

June 2020, by Patti Martin Bartsche While Laurel Hill Cemetery has been a part of the fabric of Philadelphia since its founding in 1836, the 78-acre cemetery has long been, in some respects, a hidden…

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The Connection Spring Newsletter

The Connection, the official newsletter of Laurel Hill Cemetery and West Laurel Hill Cemetery & Funeral Home, provides updates and information on our entire organization. Read the latest issue of ou…

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One woman’s campaign for Thanksgiving

November 28, 2019, by Tedd Levy In the years after the pilgrims and Wampanoag natives came together in Plymouth to observe a time of Thanksgiving, this annual harvest feast was celebrated some of the…

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Ghostly Circus Takes Over Laurel Hill Cemetery

August 10, 2019, by Heather Khalifa The Ghostly Circus, presented by 7Textures, took place at Laurel Hill Cemetery for its 6th year on Friday evening, Aug. 09, 2019. The story this year was Tides of…

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Elisha Kent Kane Gets a Graveside Marker

Elisha Kent Kane Gets a Graveside Marker

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A famous Arctic explorer from these parts is remembered at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia, with a historical marker on a steep slope off Kelly Drive on the perimeter of th…

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E-News

Missed one of our E-Newsletters? They can be viewed in this archive.

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Come to Where Death Welcomes You

Come to Where Death Welcomes You

Come to Where Death Welcomes Youhttp://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20160325_C…March 25, 2016 by Stu Bykofsky ‘IT IS the most interesting neighborhood in the city,” says Patrici…

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New Pedestrian Entrance At Laurel Hill

New Pedestrian Entrance At Laurel Hill

New Pedestrian Entrance At Laurel Hill Cemetery To Grant Access From Schuylkill River TrailJune1, 2015 By Michael Bixlerhttp://hiddencityphila.org/2015/06/new-pedestrian- Access to the beautiful vist…

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