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Laurel Hill Cemetery

Laurel Hill Cemetery

Art, sculpture and architecture separate the magnificent Laurel Hill Cemetery from the typical graveyard. The 75-acre landscaped space holds beautiful gems, along with some notable residents—Rittenhouse, Strawbridge, Widener, Elkins, General Meade and six Titanic passengers. Visitors can enjoy free self-guided or cell phone tours, or join special events such as the Gravediggers’ Ball.

Credit: Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia™

Tags: Arts & Culture, Churches & Sacred Sites, History

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