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Address: 453 Fairfield Ave, Hartford, CT 06114-2718
Phone Number: (860) 956-3311
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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A beautiful place to lay one to rest

We "scattered" my father's ashes in Jacob's Way, and it is beyond beautiful. Neal was very accommodating, and the lake/pond full of water lilies and geese and ducks was perfect... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2016
kellkat24
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Franklin, Idaho
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Franklin, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We "scattered" my father's ashes in Jacob's Way, and it is beyond beautiful. Neal was very accommodating, and the lake/pond full of water lilies and geese and ducks was perfect. It was so lovely and peaceful, I hope I can be buried in a place like that someday myself.

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Enfield, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

First time visit to this very lovely setting, for a free "Tree Buffs Tour" we saw advertised in a AAA publication. The tour guides were knowledgeable, personable, and attentive to the many people on the walking tour. The trees, many of them rare species, were quite photogenic, as were the surrounding flowers, ponds and various wildlife/nature. There are a number... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

The cemetery has guide materials at the main entrance. We spent time visiting the graves of Katharine Hepburn, Samuel Colt, and J P Morgan.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

One of the most beautifully kept cemeteries I have ever been to. The grounds are immaculate. Thank you.

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Thank ChristineV60
Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Really pretty trees, ponds, buildings, and old headstones. Pretty big and has an interesting cell phone tour. Can be driven or walked.

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Hudson River Valley, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

A very large cemetery with beautiful surroundings. Get the pamphlets before entering the cemetery, they give you all the information about the place. Cell phone tours available. The history here is incredible, the people you meet here visiting their loved ones are interesting too. We got a lot of history on people who were not in the pamphlets. We spent... More 

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Wethersfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Seems strange to say that a cemetary is one of my favorite places, but this one is loaded with history and beauty. My husband and I walk here almost 3-4 times per week. Never gets boring. Absolutely beautiful. My favorite section is the older section. Make sure to pick up a map and see all the history here!

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Cedar Hill Cemetery is a lovely park with a world wide variety of plants and trees that just happens to also be a cemetery. The monuments are works of art in the older section of the park. I've collected pine cones while my children cycle on the paths. A beautiful place on the outskirts of the busy city.

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Cedar Hill Cemetery is located in Hartford on the border of Wethersfield. It has beautiful well cared for grounds with many interesting , note worthy trees. Oh, and what history! Many historic figures are buried here. Guided tours are held at different times of the year on a variety of interests. Find them on line for a more descriptive introduction... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Cedar Hill Cemetery is a beautiful place to visit, whether to see the graves of many famous people buried there, to bird watch, to meditate, or to take a self-guided tour of the many notable trees, using the conveniently provided pamphlet available at a kiosk near the entrance. The designer of the... More 

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