Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia

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  • Went on the "Soul Crawl" that was guided by Dave Horowitz I was mesmerized. The history that lies within those grounds was amazing and Dave was a fun and engaging guide. I cannot wait to return during...  more »
  • Our time here was limited, and thus we were unable to see many of the headstones of historical interest. Notable gravesites include, but are by no means limited to, the Benjamin Rush family (but not D...  more »
  • We recently attended a evening cabaret performed among the tombstones while relaxing in our lawn chairs. it was a beautiful location for this particular event. The paths to where the performance occur...  more »
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  • Kind of amazing. Walked through, saw lots of probable Civil War casualties (young men did not do so well in the mid 1860's, it would seem). General Meade and a naval hero from 1812 (Commodore Isaac... Hull, maybe?) and thousands of graves with monuments, obelisks, statues, mausoleums... I try not to walk on the graves though some people ( looking at all the dog walkers) don't exactly treat it with the due respect. Watch out for woodchuck holes, no idea where you're *supposed* to park (I ended up somewhere kinda sketchy), but other than that it's a guaranteed blast.
  • Possibly one of the best cemeteries in the country. Since they're "full" they have figured out how to thrive by engaging with their community with an active web presence, gift shop, and a very busy calendar of stuff to do ranging from concerts to tours to movie nights to car shows.
  • Love this place. Great for a peaceful walk or learning something new on one of their many tours. Lots of history in there.
  • The views, the history, the notables buried there all lead to a wonderful place to visit and even picnic there.
  • Immaculately kept grounds. Perfect for history lovers!

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