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New Mainline Greenway is in the works

New Mainline Greenway is in the works

LOWER MERION — Excitement is growing among cycling enthusiasts as the Mainline Greenway, which would create a safe biking route from the West Laurel Cemetery to Stoneleigh Gardens, begins to take sh…

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A Greener Afterlife

A Greener Afterlife

The West Laurel Hill Cemetery and Funeral Home has the greenest burial practices in the country. Now you can care for the earth even after you leave it. Visit West Laurel Hill Cemetery on a Wednesday…

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Natural Resting Place

Natural Resting Place

FROM THE AUGUST 2019 ISSUE OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE MAGAZINE. In the summer, the 400 grave sites in a section of West Laurel Hill Cemetery outside Philadelphia that is known as Nature’s Sanctuar…

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West Laurel Hill Cemetery celebrates 150 years

West Laurel Hill Cemetery celebrates 150 years

LOWER MERION — West Laurel Hill Cemetery in Bala Cynwyd was established by John Jay Smith in 1869, 33 years after the founding of its sister cemetery, Laurel Hill. 2019 marks the 150th anniversary …

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