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Angels Among Us

Learn about the angels and allegorical figures that grace the landscape of Cedar Hill Cemetery. From the angel... View Event »

Celebrating Sheldon’s Horse, the 2nd Light Dragoons

The Governor Samuel Huntington Trust (GSHT) celebrates SH2LD, the 1st Commissioned Cavalry in the U.S.! Capt. Tarantino, Commander,... View Event »

Civil War POW Walk

Cedar Hill Cemetery is the final resting place of more than 175 Civil War soldiers some of whom... View Event »

Great Road Open House

Six historic sites along seventeenth-century Great Road in Lincoln, Rhode Island, host special tours and displays. Arnold House,... View Event »

Hallowed History Lantern Tour

Join us for the only night Cedar Hill Cemetery is open to the public after dark. Led by... View Event »

Hartford High Alumni

During the Victorian era, Hartford Public High School earned a national reputation for excellence. Debbie Alter shares the... View Event »

Hartford Landmarks & Legacy Tour

From the Goodwins to Colts, Keneys and Popes, Cedar Hill Cemetery is the final resting place for many... View Event »

Hike Like It’s 1915!

What was it like to hike in New England one hundred years ago? Look no further for answers... View Event »

Historical Tour with Friends of Merrymeeting Bay l

Time: 9:15am to 1:00pm Space Limited: First 40 people Step back in time with Friends of Merrymeeting Bay... View Event »

Historical Tour with Friends of Merrymeeting Bay ll

Time: 3:30pm to 5:30pm Space Limited: First 40 people Fee: Free! Second opportunity for September 16th event but…this... View Event »

Mountain Summers: Tales of Hiking and Exploration in the White Mountains from 1878 to 1886

What was it like to visit the White Mountains in the late 1800s, and what did the women... View Event »

Mystery Scavenger Hunt

Learn about Cedar Hill Cemetery while deciphering creative clues that direct you around the historic sections of the... View Event »

New England Impressions—Art and the Making of Regional Identity, 1885-1950: Picture Show and Presentation by Preservationist William Hosley

For several generations, aspiring New England artists used our history, landscape, environment, and traditional industries as subject matter... View Event »

Pomham Rocks Lighthouse Tours

Enjoy the rich, historical sights of the upper reaches of Narragansett Bay and the Providence Harbor! Our two... View Event »

Redcoats & Rebels

See the largest military re-enactment in New England with nearly 1,000 soldiers portraying British, Irish, Spanish, Scottish, French... View Event »

Rhode & River Tours of Providence

Explore our capital city with our new ninety-minute “Rhode and River” tour! We have created a narrated land... View Event »

Sunset Notables Tour

Join us for a tour through the historic memorial grounds featuring some of Cedar Hill Cemetery’s most notable... View Event »

Textile Weekend

Each year, Old Sturbridge Village explores a different aspect of 19th century textiles. This year’s theme is quilts.... View Event »

The Mountains of Maine: Skiing in the Pine Tree State

The exhibit is titled “The Mountains of Maine: Skiing in the Pine Tree State,” and it has been... View Event »

The Stairs Below: The Mansion’s Domestic Servants, 1868-1938

For the first time in the history of the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, its Servants’ Quarters will open to... View Event »

The Streets of Hartford

Ever wondered how Hartford streets got their names? Patrick Haggerty will lead this fascinating tour highlighting Cedar Hill... View Event »



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