Hot Spots and Storied Plots

Walking Tour at Laurel Hill on Thursday, August 18, at 10 AM

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 Hill’s long and colorful history, which includes many of the marble masterpieces, stunning views, and legendary stories that afford the cemetery its WOW factor. Hot Spots and Storied Plots is the perfect introduction for anyone who enjoys beautiful art, scenic nature, and fascinating history. Laurel Hill’s experienced graveyard guides offer visitors their own unique perspective.

Tour Guide: Rich Wilhelm

Cost:

$12/General Admission (Ages 13 and up)

$10/Seniors (Ages 65+) and Students with ID

$7/Members of the Friends of Laurel Hill & West Laurel Hill Cemeteries and the Museum

$6/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.

Directions:

This tour departs from Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Gatehouse entrance at 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132. Information on directions, parking, and visiting guidelines are linked here to better plan your visit.

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