All Thorns, No Roses Tour at West Laurel Hill

Themed Tour, Sunday, February 13 from 1 to 3 PM EST

Roses fall, but the thorns remain.
-Dutch Proverb

With over a century of burial records, biographies, letters, and press clippings of those buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, there is a wealth of stories about love lost, betrayed, or gotten with guise. Join us on a walking tour of the cemetery to hear more about love and abandonment, affairs and revenge, and all the love gone wrong stories that put the bitter in bittersweet.

Tickets include a specialty chocolate from Mueller Chocolate Company

Tour Guides: Sarah Hamill and Rachel Wolgemuth

Date: Sunday, February 13
Time: 1 - 3 PM
$20/General Admission (Ages 13 and up)
$17/Seniors (Ages 65+) and Students with ID
$15/Members of the Friends of Laurel Hill & West Laurel Hill Cemeteries and the Museum
$7.50/Youth (Ages 6-12)
Free/Ages 5 and under
Please note - youth and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Tickets must be purchased in advance.

We will depart from the CONSERVATORY inside West Laurel Hill Cemetery (not the first building you see).

  • Directions for getting to West Laurel Hill Cemetery are linked here.
  • West Laurel Hill Cemetery is located at 225 Belmont Avenue, Bala Cynwyd PA 19004 (GPS directions: please use 340 Belmont Avenue).
    • When you arrive and enter the cemetery you will pass two sets of gates and see a white line on the road. Follow this line to the Conservatory
    • NOTE FOR UBER/LYFT RIDERS: Have your driver go into the cemetery following the above directions—otherwise, you will have a 5–10-minute walk to the event location.
  • Free parking is available outside the Conservatory

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