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Virtual ways to enjoy the Cemetery

March 27, 2020

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Read issues of Mount Auburn’s Magazine, Sweet Auburn.

Listen to former Composer-in-Residence, Mary Bichner’s Spring Suite, inspired by the colors and poetry of spring.

Watch videos from former Artist-in-Residence, Roberto Mighty’s multimedia project, twenty nine videos of the seasons and the stories of Mount Auburn.

Explore the online exhibit, Mount Auburn’s Significant Monuments.

Listen to the recent Talk Nerdy Podcast interview with Paul Kwaitkowski, Mount Auburn’s Wildlife Conservation and Sustainability Manager on Citizen Science and more. 

Browse Mount Auburn’s website and read Notable People Biographies and History, Horticulture, and Wildlife Highlights, or learn about Environmental Stewardship initiatives.

Explore our Online Collections Database. This online catalog allows you to explore Mount Auburn’s Historical Collections & Archives. Holdings include a wide range of prints, photographs, books, ephemera, maps, plans, decorative arts, fine art, and more than 3,500 linear feet of archival records.

Re-watch a contemplative Satigata concert originally taped in Story Chapel by Cambridge Community Television on April 9, 2017.

Enjoy memories of previous spring seasons at Mount Auburn Cemetery!

Story Chapel Exterior Masonry Repairs

March 12, 2020

Work will begin in February 2020 on the second phase of a two-year exterior masonry repair project at Story Chapel.  The project includes rebuilding many of the building’s stone buttresses, extensive repairs to the chapel’s chancel wall, and 100% repointing of the exterior masonry joints.  Ongoing moisture issues related to deterioration of the stonework necessitate replacement of a significant amount of the stone at the buttresses and throughout the building.