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.

  • Mother's Day Remembrance & Rose Distribution
  • Spousal-Partner Grief Walking Group
  • Grief, Loss & Gardening Workshop
  • Twilight Horticultural Tour
  • Historical 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Bourbon History 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Literary Figures 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • KY Civil War Medal of Honor Exhibit at Perryville Battlefield Museum
  • Notable Women of Cave Hill Walking Tour
  • Spousal-Partner Grief Walking Group
  • Forest Bathing Workshop
  • Forest Bathing Workshop
  • Historical Twilight 'Wagon' Tour
  • Musicians of Cave Hill Cemetery 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Spousal-Partner Grief Walking Group
  • Literary Figures of Cave Hill Cemetery Walking Tour
  • Cemetery Symbolism 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Notable Women of Cave Hill Cemetery 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Historical Twilight 'Wagon' Tour
  • Musicians of Cave Hill Cemetery 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Historical 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Historical 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Bourbon History Twilight 'Wagon' Tour
  • Historical 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • History of the Butchertown Neighborhood Lecture at Waterfront Botanical Gardens- partly sponsored by Cave Hill Cemetery
  • Literary Figures of Cave Hill Cemetery 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Historical 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Cemetery Symbolism 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Civil War 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Discovering the Design of Cave Hill Cemetery: Benjamin Grove's Cave Hill 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • reGeneration Fair at Waterfront Botanical Gardens- partially sponsored by Cave Hill Heritage Foundation
  • Literary Figures of Cave Hill Cemetery 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Bourbon History Twilight 'Wagon' Tour
  • 2022 Distinctive Dwellings House Tour with Filson Historical Society- partially sponsored by Cave Hill Cemetery
  • Cocktails by the Lake
  • 160th Anniversary Battle of Perryville at Perryville Battlefield
  • Horticultural Twilight 'Wagon' Tour
  • 160th Anniversary Battle of Perryville at Perryville Battlefield
  • Cemetery Symbolism 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Musicians of Cave Hill Cemetery 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Historical 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Forest Bathing Workshop
  • Forest Bathing Workshop
  • Historical Twilight 'Wagon' Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Historical 'Golf Cart' Tour
  • Filson Winter Concert Series at Oxmoor Farm- partly sponsored by Cave Hill Cemetery
  • Holiday Remembrance Service

 

 


Latest News and Updates

  • Download the Cave Hill Cemetery App

    Cave Hill Cemetery is pleased to announce that we have a FREE app available for download directly from our website. Simply click "Download Our App" from your mobile device on our website to use this wonderful navigational and information tool for Cave Hill Cemetery. You can even take a tour of various points of interest by using the Tours link! 

  • 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.

  • Walking Through Grief

    Cave Hill Heritage Foundation is pleased to provide bereavement support to our community in our Walking Through Grief program. From our Grief Walk series, Community Lecture/Program opportunities, to our Holiday Remembrance Service, we are pleased to support you and your family. For more information, please call our office at 502.451.5630. All 2022 program opportunities are listed on our community calendar.

  • Private Tours and Programs are Available

    Cave Hill Cemetery and Cave Hill Heritage Foundation are pleased to host your office for a private tour and gathering opporunity. Contact the Cave Hill Heritage Foundation at 502.451.5630 to learn more about this opportunity.

  • Support the Cave Hill Heritage Foundation with Amazon Smile

    Supporting the Cave Hill Heritage Foundation can be as easy as shopping with Amazon Smile. Simply visit Amazon Smile, search for and select Cave Hill Heritage Foundation as your charity of choice, and shop. They will take care of the rest!

  • Cocktails by the Lake 2022

    SAVE THE DATE

    Tuesday, October 4, 2022

    5 - 7:30 p.m.

    More Information to Follow

  • Holiday Remembrance Service

    Tuesday, December 6, 2022

    More Information to Follow.

  • 2022 Cave Hill Heritage Foundation Programs & Tours

    We hope you can join us for one of many programs and tours offered this year. Be sure to check out our Public Tour & Program Page to learn more.

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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