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Cedar Hill Cemetery

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The grave of Katharine Hepburn brought us here. It was hart to find. But The cemetry is so... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
JanLinksGroningen
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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Beautiful Grounds with Lots of History

I grew up in the area and would walk or bike to Cedar Hill Cemetery when I was very young. The... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
Mindracer
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Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

The grave of Katharine Hepburn brought us here. It was hart to find. But The cemetry is so beautiful that we did not mind walking here for a long time!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JanLinksGroningen
Reviewed June 20, 2018

I grew up in the area and would walk or bike to Cedar Hill Cemetery when I was very young. The grounds were designed to be a rural cemetry along the lines of the much larger and more celebrated Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mindracer
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Paid our respects - very easy to find. Interesting cemetery. Sort of sad to see the state of the stones.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sandymbaker
Reviewed April 30, 2018

This seems to be one of Connecticut's hidden gems as I only visited a few months ago for an actual funeral. The areas lend themselves to peaceful and meditative groves and nature just to take time pray and reflect.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank GringoAlto2000
Reviewed May 22, 2017

The cemetery is not too large and basically level. You can pick up brochure of trees and of 'famous' interments. Good spots for shade.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank BandLyn
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Landscaping is well taken care of. The scenery is beautiful with the pond and geese walking around. Peaceful where you can't hear any traffic when you enter the cemetery.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank melc0151
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Very worth the drive through. Many of Connecticut's historic residents are buried here. Beautiful monuments in a park like setting. Grave location map is available at the entrance for the notables. Special cemetery walks throughout the year.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank P4910IXtomw
Reviewed March 28, 2017

I do not recommend this cemetery to no one, the worst place to bury your love one. No compassion , everything that they can profit of , they will. Not upfront with all their specifications and rules, they just sweet talk you into how beautiful...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful grounds anytime of the year! Check out their website for walking tours and events. Great flora and fauna.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank moparmanx68
Reviewed March 1, 2017

Cemeteries that have cultural events, oh my! I enjoy just driving around looking at the statuary. A haven for runners, people eating their lunch, taking a walk, and yes, paying homage to loved ones.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank William G
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