Tours are offered Saturdays at 10:00 am and Sunday at 1:00 pm beginning the first weekend in May through October 31, and last approximately 1 1/2 hours.
Tour topics include the VIP Tours which introduce visitors to some of our better known and impactful "residents" VIP tour topics vary; Civil War Tour introduces you to a few of our over 200 Civil War soldiers buried here; 19th century Tombstone Interpretation explores the meaning behind the intricacies of monument ornamentation.
Proceeds from the tours and donations benefits restoration and preservation of ancient monument and flower garden. Donate
Meet some of the men from Doylestown who served in the great conflict called the Civil War. Over 200 Civil War soldiers are buried here including 3 Civil War Generals, members of the US Colored Troops, Navy Sailors, and the Assistant Head of Surgery of US Union Army Volunteers. Civil War experts and re-enactors will take you on an oral journey from Doylestown to the scenes of some of the Wars most desperate battles.
Doylestown has been the home of many interesting and important personalities. Captains of industry, discovers and inventors in science, adventurers, leaders in the world of art, literature and culture, some of them known around the world. Meet some of the VIP' s who reside within the gates of our underground museum, and learn of their fascinating accomplishments.
Every picture tells a story. The late 19th century Victorians elevated death and mourning to a high art. Everything from food and clothing to grave ornamentation suffered from a grandiosity of embellishment and flourish rife with symbolism. Learn about the meaning behind some of these beautiful, intricately carved and sometime unusual monuments.
Established as a Garden Cemetery Doylestown Cemetery now curates an arboretum of over 500 trees, many native cultivars and specimens.Take a walk through our arboretum of old growth specimen trees and ornamental shrubbery, and visit our newly installed moss garden. These tours are led by horticultural professionals.Offered only on 5th Saturdays.
Spring Tree Special..Tapping, cooking, and offerings of finished products; maple syrup, sugar, cotton candy & more. BYOP: (Bring Your Own Pancakes ;-) Since sap flow can be stalled by low temperatures, keep watching our website for the date.
Doylestown Cemetery maple products are available year round at the cemetery office.