December Events

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    Transplanted Souls: Another Try at Eternal Rest

    Walking Tour at Laurel Hill Cemetery on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    It’s Philadelphia 2021, where do your ancestors rest? Over a century’s worth of city expansion stretching industrial and residential limits has made that a hard question to answer. The ground once…

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    Surprise Endings: They Never Saw It Coming

    Walking Tour at Laurel Hill Cemetery on Sunday, December 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    On this walking tour, you will meet some residents of Laurel Hill Cemetery’s southernmost section who arrived at their burial plot wondering how they got there so soon. These were ordinary citizens …

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    Hot Spots and Storied Plots

    Walking Tour of Laurel Hill Cemetery on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at 1:00 pm

    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 Laure…

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    Tangling the Stones: A Zentangle Workshop

    A Workshop at West Laurel Hill Cemetery on Sunday, December 12, 2021, at 1:00 pm

    Zentangle combines mindfulness and repetitive symbols to create beautiful patterns. The cemetery provides a wealth of patterns that can be used to create zentangle designs! Join us for an introduction…

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    Sacred Spaces and Storied Places

    Walking Tour at West Laurel Hill Cemetery on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at 1:00 pm

    The expansion of Fairmount Park in the 1860s prevented further growth of Laurel Hill, and in 1869 West Laurel Hill was established just across the river in Bala Cynwyd. This walking tour provides a wo…

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