Prospect Hill has many visitors, some of the non-human variety. A large buck was spotted numerous times over last summer, and this red-shouldered hawk was one of two seen in the cemetery in December.
Landscape Architect, Floura Teeter Landscape Architects, Inc. Lydia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture from the University of Maryland and Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Virginia. With nearly 30 years in practice, she has developed a specific expertise in site design projects for healthcare, senior living, academic and other institutional facilities with an approach that focuses on the ways landscapes can contribute to both human and environmental health.
In early November, the board of Prospect Hill welcomed Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski, Jr. (“Johnny O”) to join them in saying farewell to the cemetery’s iconic copper beech. The tree, approximately 125 years old, was dying and was subsequently removed later that month by the Ex-Cel Tree Company.
November 6-13, 2020 was declared “Historic Prospect Hill Cemetery Week” in Baltimore County by County Executive John A. Olszewski, Jr.