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Old Orchard Beach/Saco Adult and Community Education

Guided Tour of Laurel Hill Cemetery Section I

with Ron Romano


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A Local Treasure!

As a rural or garden cemetery, it was specifically designed to encourage visitation. Its park-like surroundings provide a backdrop for a fine variety of gravestone styles, materials and symbols with inviting pathways, sloping landscapes and lush plantings. Join cemetery historian Ron Romano on this walking tour to explore the best that Laurel Hill has to offer, rain or shine! Focus on the monuments themselves versus family genealogies.

Directions and tour details (click link below). Please wear weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. Proof of registration required. Register early - this class fills fast!

Laurel Hill Cemetery Tour Info

Ron Romano is a cemetery historian and author of four gravestone & cemetery-themed books. He serves as an officer on the national board of the Association for Gravestone Studies and frequently lectures on early Maine gravestones and their makers. Formerly the walking tours program leader for Portland’s 350-year-old Eastern Cemetery, he’s guided countless visitors through that historic site and many others in Southern Maine.

  • Oct 16th, 2022
    Sun for 1 week from 12:00 - 2:00 pm

Laurel Hill Cemetery

293 Beach St
Saco, ME 04072 Get directions

Room: Saco

Location map for Laurel Hill Cemetery

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