WELCOME TO Historic Doylestown Cemetery
Historic Doylestown Cemetery is a non-denominational, private, non-profit cemetery offering traditional and natural burial options for loved one's final resting place. Doylestown Cemetery celebrates Bucks County's rich past by offering guided walking tours led by costumed guides from May through November.Read More
Marked by a memorial tribute, we offer several choices and locations for both traditional in-ground burials and cremation gravesites.Read More
The beautifully landscaped Memorial Garden is an option for an unmarked natural burial.Read More
We are pleased to announce the availability of columbarium niches at Doylestown Cemetery. The structure is polished grey Vermont granite and holds (80) 14” x 12” niches which can each hold up to 2 urns. Each niche comes with a molded inscribable bronze face plate for the names and dates of the persons resting there.Read More
GUIDED WALKING TOURS
History is Alive at Doylestown Cemetery! Guided Walking Tours are led by costumed guides on Saturdays at 10:00 - reservations needed. Call 215-348-3911. First Saturday - Civil War tour; Second Saturday Tree tour; Third Saturday; NEW Women In History; Fourth Saturday - VIP tour.; Fourth Sunday - Political Graveyard/Civil War. Guided walking tours last approximately 90 minutes - 2 hours. Private tours are available.
Stories from Beneath The Stones Kathleen Landis
Author and Managing Director of Historic Doylestown Cemetery Walking Tours, Kathleen Landis unearths interesting facts and stories on the lives of many people resting in the Historic Doylestown Cemetery. This fascinating book also provides a self-guided walking tour map to follow along. Available for purchase.
BECOME A VOLUNTEER Tour Guides
Tour guides will receive training and provided with information necessary to give informative, well-researched tours. Guides have an option to wear a costume of their choosing depicting a period from 1850 to the present. Tours are given Saturday mornings beginning at 10:00 am and Sundays beginning at 1:00 pm.
Gardeners and Groundskeepers
Conceived as a late-nineteenth-century garden cemetery Doylestown Cemetery originally included flower and rose gardens as well as flowering and ornamental trees and shrubbery. In an effort to restore the grounds to their former glory, the cemetery would welcome experienced and inexperienced gardeners to work with our groundskeepers and arborist to create and maintain the natural beauty of our grounds.
To learn more about volunteer opportunities contact us at 215-348-3911 or email@example.com.