Laurel Hills Presidential Connections

Laurel Hills Presidential Connections

Everyone knows the famed presidents for which the holiday has received its name, but what about their friends, confidantes, or outspoken citizens who became a thorn in their sides? This President’s Day, celebrate at Laurel Hill Cemetery and get a good look at the people behind the scenes of America’s highest office. Meet the doctor who presided over Thomas Jefferson’s last days, the influential magazine editor who lobbied four U.S. presidents requesting that Thanksgiving be declared a national holiday, and the renowned opera singer who recorded Theodore Roosevelt’s preferred version of a favorite song. All these and more connections will provide fascinating sidelights into the lives of our presidents.

This walking tour will take place on Sunday, February 16 at 1:00pm, departing from Laurel Hill Cemetery’s Gatehouse entrance at 3822 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19132. Free parking is located in the lot across the street from the Gatehouse.

The cost is $12/person general admission. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or in advance by phone (215) 228-8200 or online at www.thelaurelhillcemetery.org.

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Laurel Hills Presidential Connections
When: February 16, 2014
Time: 1:00pm
Where: Laurel Hill Cemetery
More Info: www.thelaurelhillcemetery.org/index.php?flash=1
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/laurelhillcemetery
Twitter: https://twitter.com/laurelhillcem


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