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    Battle of Gettysburg Walking Tour

    Themed Tour, Saturday, July 2 from 10 AM to 12 PM at Laurel Hill Cemetery

    The most bloody and pivotal moment in the history of the American Civil War was the decisive Battle of Gettysburg, fought from July 1st through the 3rd of 1863 and only 120 miles away from the home fr…

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    Virtual Death Café

    Open Discussion on Thursday, July 7th from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

    Death Café is a unique opportunity for the public to meet and discuss death. This group-led discussion has no specific agenda and serves as a welcoming platform for individuals to talk about all thin…

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    Hot Spots & Storied Plots Tour

    General History Tour, Saturday, July 9 from 10 AM to 12 PM at Laurel Hill Cemetery

    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 tour provides an informative overview of Laure…

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    Laurel Hill Goes to the Movies

    Themed Tour, Tuesday, July 12 from 6 to 8 PM at Laurel Hill Cemetery

    Lights, Camera, Laurel Hill!! Take a close-up look at the many ways Laurel Hill Cemetery is connected to the celluloid arts. Thrill to the story of the stunt man who adopted Roy Rogers’ horse! Be am…

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    Cinema in the Cemetery: The Sandlot

    Movie Night on Friday, July 15 from 8:30 to 10:30 PM at West Laurel Hill Cemetery

    Pack a picnic, gather some friends, and enjoy an evening under the stars! As the sun sets over the historic tombs, the grainy joys of the film experience will be brought to life during the Friends of …

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    Boneyard Bookworms

    Boneyard Bookworms

    Virtual Book Club meeting on Wednesday, July 20 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

    There is no fee to join or attend but registration for each session is required. The July 2022 selection is The Haunting of Alma Fielding by Kate Summerscale More information about the selection: L…

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    Hot Spots & Storied Plots Walking Tour

    General History Tour, Thursday, July 21 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 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 tour provides an informative overview of Laure…

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    Shade Trees of Summer Tour at Laurel Hill Cemetery

    Arboretum Tour, Friday, July 22 from 6 to 8 PM at Laurel Hill Cemetery

    Take in the beautiful trees and gardens of Laurel Hill Cemetery’s certified arboretum on our summer tree tour. Aaron Greenberg, Board Certified Master Arborist and Arboretum Manager, will discuss so…

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    Hot Spots & Storied Plots Walking Tour

    General History Tour, Friday, July 29 from 10 AM to 12 PM at Laurel Hill Cemetery

    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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