Mount Auburn Cemetery
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About this place
Mount Auburn is the first rural garden cemetery in the U.S. and was founded as a place to commemorate the dead in a landscape of beauty while providing comfort to the living. It remains a horticultural treasure and free resource to the community today.
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One of the country's first and most beautiful garden cemeteries. From presidents to freed slaves, anybody who's anybody spends eternity here.
First Nation rural cemetery in 1831, very beautiful and peaceful. Largest scale designed landscape in North America. Open 365 days year round free of charge. Birding, 227 species of birds. Arboretum, found 5000trees ....., if you get a chance do go and visit.
March 19, 2018
Glorious place for a picturesque walk. Harvard Square is on the way back with plenty of places to grab a bite to eat if you work up an appetite.
Historic garden cemetery with a tower Tranquil cemetery & arboretum founded in 1831, with many nature paths, ponds & an observation tower.