Laurel Hill Cemetery
Local cemeteries can’t control nature, during these freeze thaw cycles, but unlike some areas to our north which suspend burials until the spring thaw, the mourning process is not delayed.
A soldier’s monument that had been in storage since it was recovered after it was stolen years ago from the Mount Moriah Cemetery in Yeadon has been moved to a new home and the public will be able to see it Sunday during noon-time memorial ceremonies in East Falls.
Whether volunteering, donating or simply appreciating the great outdoors, everyone can do something to celebrate Earth Day in 2013.
Even the Phillies are getting in on the fun, there will be a Science Day at the Ballpark.
Some folks spent their holiday Sunday learning about their Irish ancestry at the Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia.
The historic Victorian cemetery is holding a tour guide training workshop on March 16th.
While there are many haunted locations and cemeteries reputed to be home to restless spirits, not all welcome visitors who are seeking the supernatural and the paranormal. Those that do offer legends and chilling tales of their residents, and they’re waiting for you to explore them this Halloween season.
Civil war re-enactors, veterans and the public gathered at Laurel Hill Cemetery in East Falls on Sunday for the annual Memorial Day service. The ceremony at the grave of General George Gordon Meade honors all veterans.
Quite a few of the victims of the Titanic disaster, 100 years ago this week, are buried in a Philadelphia cemetery.
One-hundred years after the “unsinkable” ship, well, sank, the James Cameron-directed sob-fest starring Leo and Kate returns to the big screen—in 3-D! Here’s a guide to Titanic-themed events and programs here in Philadelphia.
Dozens of people marched through Laurel Hill Cemetery in East Fairmount Park, yesterday, laying wreaths on the graves of Civil War soldiers in a re-creation of Philadelphia’s oldest Memorial Day ceremony.
It took more than a hundred years, but “America’s first ballerina” now has a gravestone.
Most people know Philadelphia as the birth place of liberty — the place where concepts like freedom of speech and Democracy were perfected.
“Practically all of them have names and ages and dates of death.”