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Graveyards as green getaways

Graveyards as green getaways

Similarly, Philadelphia’s Laurel Hill and its sister cemetery West Laurel Hill were founded in the 19th century as alternatives to the churchyards. In his diary in 1835, Laurel Hill’s founder John…

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Tombstone Tourism is Booming

Tombstone Tourism is Booming

A curious thing is happening at some of the oldest urban cemeteries in the United States. They’ve become havens for cabin-fevered city-dwellers. Thousands of cooped up people are flocking to them ea…

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Pet & Aquamation Services at West Laurel Hill

Corey from Mainline Business Community Podcast spends a few minutes speaking with Ginny, who works at West Laurel Hill Cemetery.She explains the aquamation process offered through West Laurel Cemetery…

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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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