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    Boneyard Bookworms

    Boneyard Bookworms

    Virtual Program on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    The February Boneyard Bookworm selection is Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson. From Amazon.com: In this brilliant book, Isabel Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an u…

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    Sacred Spaces and Storied Places

    Sacred Spaces and Storied Places

    Walking Tour at West Laurel Hill on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The expansion of Fairmount Park in the 1860s prevented further growth of Laurel Hill, and in 1869 our sister cemetery, West Laurel Hill, was established just across the river in Bala Cynwyd. This gene…

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    Footprints of Angels

    Footprints of Angels

    Walking Tour at Laurel Hill on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Famed poet, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once noted that “He spake well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.” Laurel Hill Cemetery is filled not only with the symbolic footprints of th…

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    SOLD OUT Til Death Do Us Part

    SOLD OUT Til Death Do Us Part

    RESCHEDULED A Love Stories Walking Tour at Laurel Hill on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Due to inclement weather on February 14, 2021, this tour has been rescheduled to Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 3:00 pm. Love and death are the preferred subjects of poets and philosophers across eras …

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    SOLD OUT All Thorns and No Roses

    SOLD OUT All Thorns and No Roses

    RESCHEDULED An Anti-Valentine Walking Tour at West Laurel Hill on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 3:00 pm

    Due to inclement weather on February 14, 2021, this tour has been rescheduled to Sunday, February 28, 2021 at 3:00 pm. “Roses fall, but the thorns remain.” Dutch Proverb With over a century of …

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    Death Cafe

    Death Cafe

    Virtual Program on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Death Café is a unique opportunity for the public to meet and discuss death. For this installment, we are meeting virtually on Zoom! This group-led discussion has no specific agenda and serves as a w…

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    Hot Spots and Storied Plots

    Hot Spots and Storied Plots

    Walking Tour at Laurel Hill on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    In life and in death, we all have stories to tell and what better place to hear tales of wonder than Philadelphia’s most famous home of the dead? This talk provides an informative overview of Laurel…

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    SOLD OUT Black Trailblazers of Philadelphia

    SOLD OUT Black Trailblazers of Philadelphia

    RESCHEDULED Walking Tour at West Laurel Hill on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Due to inclement weather on Saturday, February 20, 2021, this tour has been rescheduled to Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm. In honor of Black History Month, West Laurel Hill Cemetery will pay trib…

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    Bark, Buds, and Berries

    Bark, Buds, and Berries

    RESCHEDULED Winter Walking Tour at West Laurel Hill on Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Due to inclement weather on Sunday, February 21, 2021, this tour has been rescheduled to Sunday, March 7, 2021 at 1:00 pm. Bark, Buds and Berries, a walking tour through West Laurel Hill Cemetery, wi…

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    St. Patrick's Tour

    St. Patrick’s Tour

    Walking Tour at Laurel Hill on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    You don’t have to be Irish to be part of this festive St. Patrick’s Day tour and toasts. Though dead men tell no tales, there are two places that we can learn much about them: the wake-house and L…

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    Hot Spots and Storied Plots

    Hot Spots and Storied Plots

    Walking Tour at Laurel Hill on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    In life and in death, we all have stories to tell and what better place to hear tales of wonder than Philadelphia’s most famous home of the dead? This talk provides an informative overview of Laurel…

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    Hot Spots and Storied Plots

    Hot Spots and Storied Plots

    Virtual Program on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    In life and in death, we all have stories to tell and what better place to hear tales of wonder than Philadelphia’s most famous home of the dead? This talk provides an informative overview of Laurel…

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    Sacred Spaces and Storied Places

    Sacred Spaces and Storied Places

    Walking Tour at West Laurel Hill on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    The expansion of Fairmount Park in the 1860s prevented further growth of Laurel Hill, and in 1869 our sister cemetery, West Laurel Hill, was established just across the river in Bala Cynwyd. This gene…

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    Classy Broads and Daring Dames

    Classy Broads and Daring Dames

    Walking Tour at Laurel Hill on Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Laurel Hill Cemetery marks Women’s History Month with a walking tour that honors some fascinating ladies. Activists, influencers, and philanthropists; movers, shakers, and more than one Titanic surv…

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    Boneyard Bookworms

    Boneyard Bookworms

    Virtual Program on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    The March Boneyard Bookworm selection is Long Bright River by Liz Moore. From Amazon.com: Two sisters travel the same streets, though their lives couldn’t be more different. Then one of them goes …

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