Designing for the Dead: Art & Architecture of Laurel Hill East
May 07 2023
Explore beautiful Laurel Hill East Cemetery and learn about its unique architecture.
Noted architects like John Notman, William Strickland, Frank Furness, John J. McArthur, C.C. Zantzinger, Horace Trumbauer, and Napoleon LeBrun competed fiercely for the chance to design for the dead. Join us on a walking tour of Laurel Hill East, where we will see monuments created by these early architects, as well as artists such as Alexander Milne Calder, his son Alexander Stirling Calder, and sculptress Harriet Frishmuth, whose works grace many of Laurel Hill’s memorials. The tour willView more
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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- May 7, 2023 at 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm (Sun)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.
Laurel Hill Cemetery
3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132