EVENTS: Walking Tour


The Hot Spots and Storied Plots

Friday, October 27 at 10am

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? Join Laurel Hill Cemetery for an informative overvie…

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Marine Corps Anniversary Service

Friday, November 10 at 10am

Join active and retired members of the United States Marine Corps at Laurel Hill Cemetery as they commemorate the 242nd anniversary of the founding of the Marine Corps in Philadelphia on November 10, …

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The Hot Spots and Storied Plots

Saturday, November 11 at 10am

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? Join Laurel Hill Cemetery for an informative overvie…

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Legendary Civil War Ladies

Saturday, November 18 at 1pm

The American Civil War was not just fought on the battlefield. Efforts on the home-front helped finance and support the battles, while also ensuring there was something for soldiers to return home to.…

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The Hot Spots and Storied Plots

Friday, November 24 at 10am

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? Join Laurel Hill Cemetery for an informative overvie…

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The Hot Spots and Storied Plots

Saturday, December 9 at 10am

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? Join Laurel Hill Cemetery for an informative overvie…

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Having the Last Word: Epitaphs of Laurel Hill

Sunday, December 10 at 1pm

When Theodore Jaeckel lost his young wife in 1926, he wrote an epitaph befitting of their undying love. “Lovely, loving and beloved, life to her was a wondrous adventure” it began. “Life is Eter…

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The Hot Spots and Storied Plots

Friday, December 22 at 10am

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? Join Laurel Hill Cemetery for an informative overvie…

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General Meade’s Birthday Celebration

Sunday, December 31 at Noon

The annual General Meade Birthday Celebration will mark the 202nd anniversary of the birth of General George G. Meade, commander of the Union Army at the Battle of Gettysburg. A parade of Civil War re…

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