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Operating Hours/Cost
Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sat-Sun 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Closed major holidays. Admission is free.

Established in 1836, Laurel Hill is one of Philadelphia's premier historic landmarks and one of the only cemeteries in the United States to be honored as a National Historic Landmark. Countless prominent people of local and national fame are buried at Laurel Hill, including George G. Meade and thirty-nin other Civil War-era generals, in addition to six Titantic passengers. Our extensive archives undoubtedly serve as a superb resource for scholars, researchers and genealogists. Moreover, Laurel Hill's natural beauty and peaceful serenity render it a bucolic retreat nestled within the city's limits overlooking the Schuylkill River. The cemetery's beautiful green space is further complimented by the breathtaking art, sculpture and architecture that can be found here. These are just some of the many attributes that render Laurel Hill Cemetery a primary destination for both residents and visitors to the City of Brotherly Love.

Contact Information
3822 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19132

phone: (215) 228-8200
fax: (215) 228-7940

website: Visit Official Web Site
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National Register of Historic Places
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