Friday, August 16, 2019 at 10:00 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 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 16 at 10:00 am, 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.
Ticket pricing is $12/General Admission, $10/Seniors (65 & Up), $10/Students with ID, $7/Members, $6/Youth (6-12), and $0/Child (5 & Under). Tickets can be purchased at the door or online.
Please note - youth and children must be accompanied by an adult.
Tours take place on the Second Saturday and Fourth Friday of each month; and every Friday at 10:00 am during from June to October.
Tour Guide: Susan Miller