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July, 2006

1876: The Centennial And Laurel Hill
Sunday, July 9, 2006

2:00 PM  $15
During the Centennial year of 1876, Philadelphia was host to a celebration of 100 years of American progress. The Exhibition introduced the nation as a new world power, and showcased the city as a center of American industry and culture. Many of the financial, political and industrial leaders of this era later made Laurel Hill their final resting place. 
Guides: Ed and Mary Quinn, board members of the Friends of Laurel Hill Cemetery



Laurel Hill Cemetery
3822 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

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August, 2006

The Age of Discovery: Explorers, Inventors And Scientists
Sunday, August 13, 2006

2:00 PM  $15
Become enlightened! Join us on a captivating tour, and learn about the great minds and inspired visionaries who have influenced the world in which we live. These figures have proven that, with imagination, anything is possible. We invite you to let your own imagination run wild during historic Laurel Hill Cemetery's day of discovery.
Guide: Richard A. Sauers, president of Lenape Investment Corporation, and a member of the Board of Trustees of The Association for Gravestone Studies




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