News: What’s New

News: What’s New2020-12-07T12:19:50-05:00

Recent Accomplishments

  • Planted tall evergreen border around entire perimeter of the property to screen out much of modern Towson activity and development
  • Renovated Babyland, burial site of over 100 infants and toddlers
  • Installed large angel statue overlooking Babyland
  • Planted dozen crape myrtle trees in lower area
  • Planted dozens of evergreen and shade trees throughout cemetery
  • Refurbished and leveled several original fieldstone paths in upper area for more secure walking
  • Restored and improved burial site of 19th century defenders of Baltimore
  • Established an electronic database of cemetery records
  • Hosted tours for historic, civic groups and the general public
  • Supported research projects of students from Goucher College, Towson University and the Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business
  • Assisted many individuals and families seeking to learn their family history
  • Upgraded drainage and water run-off
  • Installed period-appropriate security lighting

None of these accomplishments would have been possible without the support of our donors and the hard work of board members and volunteers.

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Scouts Step Up, Again

Scouts from local Troop 828 once again completed a valuable community service on the Saturday before Memorial Day. For at least the 15th consecutive year, Scouts from Troop 828 placed an American flag on the graves of every known veteran buried in Prospect Hill.

July 6, 2022|Categories: News|

Prospect Hill in Spring

The turn of the seasons brings new growth and beauty into the world, including in Prospect Hill Cemetery. Not only are the trees and bushes showing renewed color and foliage. Families are encouraged to plant bulbs or beautify the graves of loved relations and friends with cut seasonal flowers. Just a gentle reminder that while life goes on, those dear to us are not forgotten.

April 21, 2022|Categories: News|
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