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.

Walking Through Grief

A service of the Cave Hill Heritage Foundation offering a series of programs designed to serve families that have recently experienced a loss.

  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Horticulture Story of Cave Hill Cemetery
  • Military Figures of Cave Hill Golf Cart Tour
  • Civil War Wagon Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Sports Figures of Cave Hill Golf Cart Tour
  • Interpreting Cemetery Symbolism Golf Cart Tour
  • Spousal-Partner Grief Walking Group
  • Esteemed Louisville Lawyers, Judges, & Politicians Golf Cart Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Literary Figures of Cave Hill Golf Cart Tour
  • Cave Hill Photo Contest Deadline
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Fabulous Ladies of Louisville Golf Cart Tour
  • Esteemed Louisville Lawyers, Judges, & Politicians Golf Cart Tour
  • Spousal-Partner Grief Walking Group
  • Sports Figures of Cave Hill Golf Cart Tour
  • Historical Golf Cart Tour
  • Revival of the Cemetery as an Outdoor Sculpture Gallery Golf Cart Tour
  • Bourbon Barons of Cave Hilll Twilight Wagon Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Literary Figures of Cave Hill Golf Cart Tour
  • Military Figures of Cave Hill Golf Cart Tour
  • Historical Golf Cart Tour
  • Esteemed Louisville Lawyers, Judges, & Politicians Golf Cart Tour
  • Fabulous Ladies of Louisville Golf Cart Tour
  • Esteemed Louisville Lawyers, Judges, & Politicians Golf Cart Tour
  • Historical Golf Cart Tour
  • Sports Figures of Cave Hill Golf Cart Tour
  • Bourbon Barons of Cave Hilll Golf Cart Tour
  • Beekeeping 101 Workshop
  • Historical Twilight Wagon Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Interpreting Cemetery Symbolism Golf Cart Tour
  • Revival of the Cemetery as an Outdoor Sculpture Gallery Golf Cart Tour
  • Fabulous Ladies of Louisville Golf Cart Tour
  • Kaleidoscope Family Festival (Waterfront Botanical Gardens)
  • Bourbon Barons of Cave Hilll Golf Cart Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Civil War Wagon Tour
  • Literary Figures of Cave Hill Golf Cart Tour
  • Sports Figures of Cave Hill Golf Cart Tour
  • Historical Golf Cart Tour
  • Early Jefferson County Horseracing Figures Lecture & Tour
  • Military Figures of Cave Hill Golf Cart Tour
  • Cave Hill Nature Day
  • Bourbon Barons of Cave Hilll Golf Cart Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Fabulous Ladies of Louisville Golf Cart Tour
  • Horticulture Story of Cave Hill Cemetery
  • Interpreting Cemetery Symbolism Golf Cart Tour
  • Cemetery Design Lecture & Tour
  • Historical Golf Cart Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour
  • Benjamin Grove Golf Cart Tour
  • Veterans Day Flag-In
  • Literary Figures of Cave Hill Golf Cart Tour
  • Historical Walking Tour

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!

  • 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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