A number of individuals chose quotes from Shakespeare’s works for their own or a loved one’s monument. Some of these notables were Shakespearean actors others just theater lovers. Here are some of the quotes that can be found on stones in Mount Auburn.
The 9th Annual Cambridge Open Archives: “Living and Dying in Cambridge”
Can you imagine having the chance to examine an amazing selection of primary documents, ephemera, and photographs while discussing the history of Mount Auburn Cemetery? Well, this dream came true for the lucky individuals who attended this year’s 9th Annual Cambridge Open Archives.
Two groups of twenty curious visitors each joined us on the afternoon of June 19th for the rare opportunity to view archival materials from Mount Auburn Cemetery’s Historical Collections. This year’s theme, Living and Dying in Cambridge, was a particularly good fit for the Cemetery! (more…)
Satigatha, “mindful song” or “chant,” is a unique blend of modern rock, folk, and Buddhist-oriented “kirtan” dedicated to opening the heart of devotion and practice, and inspiring wisdom through contemplative music and interactive chanting. Chris Berlin, Darren Becker, Andrew Stauffer and Alanna Coady consist of both present and former Master of Divinity graduates from Harvard Divinity School. Also featuring the spoken word of Michael Miceli.
Sweet Auburn Magazine | 2017 Volume 1
A Landscape of Lives
President’s Corner / 1
The People of Roberto Mighty’s earth.sky / 2
Research at Mount Auburn Cemetery / 4
From the Research Desk: Cenotaphs at Mount Auburn / 6
Stories Behind the Stones:
Remembering Harriet Templeton Lee / 8
Photos by Artist-in-Residence Roberto Mighty / 10
Introducing Our New Artist-in-Residence: Mary Bichner / 12
The Children of Mount Auburn / 13
People & Happenings / 14
Volunteer Highlight: Judy Jackson / 16
Thoughts on Being a Volunteer at Mount Auburn / 17
Working with Consultants / 18
Remembering David Gallagher / 19
Did You Know? / 20
Mount Auburn’s Remembrance Society / 21