In Perpetual Bloom: Plant Symbolism at West Laurel Hill

Themed Tour on Saturday, May 7 from 1 to 2:30 PM

Walk through our garden of flowers in stone and learn how to read a different layer of the cemetery: plant symbolism. From wreaths of laurel to lilies and ivy, visit exquisite examples of perpetually blooming and forever green stonework.

This tour is rain or shine!

Tour Guide: Mackenzie Knight-Fochs, Program Manager for the Friends

Date: Saturday, May 7
Time: 1 – 2:30 PM
Cost:
$15/General Admission (Ages 13 and up)
$13/Seniors (Ages 65+) and Students with ID
$10/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.

Directions:
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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