The Council of Visitors (COV) at Mount Auburn Cemetery is an advisory body, comprised of Cemetery friends, leaders in horticulture, landscape enhancement, historic preservation, wildlife, educational programming, as well as community leaders, dedicated to supporting and advancing Mount Auburn’s mission … Continue reading
Edwin Booth, esteemed Shakespearean actor, was born in Maryland on November 13, 1833.
American Painter Maria Richards Oakey was born on October 27, 1845 in New York City. Although she originally grappled with the choice of pursuing writing or painting when she was a young adult, Maria eventually chose to study at the … Continue reading
Fall is one of the most glorious times to experience Mount Auburn Cemetery. From the changing leaves that create a canopy of vibrant foliage on our many trees to the sight of majestic hawks swooping through the crisp air, the … Continue reading