Friday, August 10 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? This monthly tour series 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. “The Hot Spots and Storied Plots” is the perfect introductory tour for anyone who enjoys beautiful art, scenic nature and fascinating history. Laurel Hill’s experienced graveyard guides will offer visitors a unique perspective for every tour.
The walking tour will take place on Friday, August 10 at 10:00am departing from Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Gatehouse entrance at 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132. Free parking is located in the lot across the street from the Gatehouse. The cost is $12/person; $10/students and seniors; or $9/members. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online.
Tours take place on the Second Saturday and Fourth Friday of each month; and every Friday at 10am during the summer months (June through August).
Tour Guide: David Schwarzkopf