News and Events

News and events related to Aspin Hill Memorial Park, including history talks by Julianne Mangin and articles about the pet cemetery.

Carey L. Biron, Thomson Reuters Foundation, “Farewell, Fido: U.S. cities see boom in pet cemeteries,” September 30, 2020.
https://news.trust.org/item/20200930110817-m2ery/

September 26, 2020; 10:30 a.m.:  Virtual talk:  “Aspin Hill Pet Cemetery: 100 Years of Pets, People, and the Stories Behind the Stones.”  Presented by Enoch Pratt Free Library.  Event will be recorded and accessible afterwards at the above web page.

January 29, 2020:  “Aspin Hill Pet Cemetery: Montgomery County’s Famous Four-Legged Friends.”  Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20901.  1 p.m.  FREE.

January 25, 2020:  “Aspin Hill Pet Cemetery: Montgomery County’s Famous Four-Legged Friends.”  Montgomery County History Conference. Registration required.

October 4, 2019:  “History of Aspin Hill Pet Cemetery.” Gaithersburg Community Museum, 7 p.m.

John Kelly, “More than 50,000 animals are buried in this cemetery,” The Washington Post, September 4, 2019, p. B3.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/more-than-50000-animals-are-buried-in-this-cemetery/2019/09/03/66aef092-ce53-11e9-87fa-8501a456c003_story.html