Help Protect the Legacy

The purpose of the Cave Hill Heritage Foundation is to secure funding for the long-term preservation of this unique cemetery.

  • Twilight “Wagon” Tour
  • NEW TOUR - Remarkable Women of Cave Hill Tour
  • Civil War Historical Walking Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Twilight “Wagon” Tour
  • “Evening” Civil War Wagon Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Twilight “Wagon” Tour
  • Twilight “Wagon” Tour
  • “The Role of Cave Hill Cemetery in Louisville”
  • Twilight “Wagon” Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • “Art & Artists of Cave Hill
  • Twilight “Wagon” Tour
  • NEW TOUR - Remarkable Women of Cave Hill Tour
  • Civil War Historical Walking Tour
  • Twilight “Wagon” Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour

Please visit the Cave Hill Heritage Foundation website for more details on upcoming tours and lectures, or call 502.451.5630.

Latest News and Updates

  • The Cave Hill Heritage Foundation Needs Volunteers

    Do you enjoy history? Would you like to help us with special events? How about basic office help? How about genealogy research? Photography? If you have talent, we have a spot for you.

    Call Michael Higgs, Foundation Manager, Cave Hill Heritage Foundation, at 502.813.7761 for more information.

  • Views of Cave Hill Cemetery Photography Contest!

    Enter our FREE photography contest in 2016. Contest ends September 23, 2016. Check the News section on our website for the Rules and Regulations.

  • 2016 Tours and Presentations

    Our 2016 Tours and Lecture schedule has been posted. We are excited to announce our new Remarkable Women of Cave Hill Tour with Steve Wiser, and many other great opportunities. RSVP today by calling 502.451.5630!

  • Cocktails on the Lawn

    Please join the Cave Hill Heritage Foundation for a wonderful evening of tours and a special presentation about The Monumental Story of Cave Hill Cemetery for this year's Cocktails on the Lawn- Tuesday, October 4, 2016. 

    More information to follow regarding RSVP's.

  • Download the Cave Hill Cemetery App

    Cave Hill Cemetery is pleased to announce that we have a FREE app available for download in the iPhone and Android App Stores. Simply search for "Cave Hill Cemetery" and download the app to search for grave sites, view memorial pages, or take virtual tours of the cemetery.

  • Kroger Community Rewards

    Did you know that you can help the Cave Hill Heritage Foundation simply by swiping your Kroger Plus Card? Simply visit www.krogercommunityrewards.com to sign-in/register your Kroger Card today. Click "Enroll Now" and enter our Kroger NPO #43424. Click on Cave Hill Heritage Foundation. Click "Confirm" to complete the process! If you have questions about this program, please do not hesitate to call our Foundation office at 502-813-7761.

Chartered by the General Assembly of Kentucky on February 5, 1848 for the purpose of operating a rural cemetery. Cave Hill was dedicated in July of that year and the transition of Cave Hill Farm into a beautiful and historic cemetery began.

Like any pioneer, when William Johnston decided to build a brick house in the countryside of the fledging town of Louisville, he first searched for a good spring. He found one that helped feed Beargrass Creek, emanating from a large cave that kept it well protected.

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Beautiful Cave Hill Cemetery Level II Accredited Arboretum

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