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.

New board member: Lydia Kimball

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.

December 29, 2021|Categories: News|

Iconic Tree At Prospect Hill Cemetery In Towson To Come Down

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.

December 7, 2020|Categories: News|
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