NARM Quarterly Summer 2018 - Page 13

Laurel Hill Cemetery

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Founded in 1836 as a religiously unaffiliated, permanent burial space in a picturesque location well outside of the city, Laurel Hill Cemetery was a major divergence from the crowded and unsanitary churchyards that previously served as the only option for the departed. With scenic views of the Schuylkill River and just steps from Kelly Drive, the

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Historic Columbia

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania


Columbia, South Carolina


Historic Columbia is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving Columbia and Richland County’s historic and cultural heritage. We manage several local historic properties as historic house museums, including the Robert Mills House, Hampton-Preston Mansion, Woodrow Wilson Family Home, and Mann-Simons Site. We also offer walking and bus tours, rent out our historic homes as event venues, curate exhibits from local artifacts, and work closely with our city and county officials to protect places with historical significance in our community.

cemetery encourages recreation activities such as running, biking, and yoga while offering visitors the opportunity to explore the history of the city, state, and nation.

Image of Hampton-Preston Mansion

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