In March 2017, Mount Auburn Cemetery reached the 100,000 interment milestone. In 1993 the Cemetery published a ground-breaking Master Plan to shape how the Cemetery was managed and developed. In it was a startling revelation “If the Cemetery continues to … Continue reading
…By wintry hills his hermit-mound The sheeted snow-drifts drape, And houseless there the snow-bird flits Beneath the fir-trees’ crape… –Herman Melville Many birds seek out protection from the coming harsher weather changes within our large, diverse collection of conifers … Continue reading
Mount Auburn has three ponds and a vernal pool within its 175 acre, urban footprint. Each water body provides habitat important for wildlife health and success. Halcyon Lake provides breeding ground for the American Toad (Bufo americanus), which after being … Continue reading
Best known as an investigative reporter, journalist and publisher, I. F. Stone was born on December 24, 1907. Originally born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as Isidor Feinstein, I. F. Stone was raised in New Jersey by his parents who were Russian Jewish immigrants.