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 Undiscovered Country: Shakespeare and Mount Auburn: Join us for a walking tour on Sunday, April 22, 2018, 1 PM to visit these monuments and those of other Shakespearean actors.
Mount Auburn Cemetery’s Council of Visitors is comprised of Cemetery friends, leaders in horticulture, historic preservation, educational programming, landscape enhancement, and community leaders who support the Cemetery in accomplishing its mission and maintaining the highest standards of excellence. Learn more about the Council of Visitors.
Mount Auburn Cemetery Council of Visitors 2018
Caroline Mortimer, Co-Chair
Franklin A. Reece III, Co-Chair
John Airasian, Founding Member
Jane M. Carroll, Founding Member
Susan W. Paine, Founding Member
Peter W. Ambler
Elizabeth E. Barker
Virginia J. Brady
Joanna H. Breyer
Eliza E. Burden
W. Douglas Burden
Thomas N. Byrne
David B. Dearinger
Peter Del Tredici
Alan J. Dworsky
Suzanne R. Dworsky
Suzanne W. Dworsky
Liz Goodfellow Zagoroff
Patricia N. Grandieri
Lt. Col. David Hencke
Richard M. Hunt
Ann Holton Jenne
Clare Walker Leslie
Caleb Loring III
Julie Moir Messervy
Jeffrey H. Munger
H. Betsy Munzer
Mark Kimball Nichols
Harold I. Pratt
E. Denise Simmons
Deborah L. Smith
Sherley G. Smith
Mount Auburn Cemetery is pleased to announce that we are starting a new program to help us tell the stories of the more than 100,000 remarkable individuals buried and commemorated at the Cemetery. These stories will be shared on our new online Memorial Pages http://mountauburn.org/onlinememorialpages/
In conjunction with the launch of our online Memorial Pages, we are pleased to offer an exciting new program to digitize memorabilia relating to individuals buried and commemorated at Mount Auburn.
This free service will be offered to the public on the first Friday of each month, beginning Friday May 4th between the hours of 10:00 AM -12:00 PM.
By appointment only. To sign up for First Fridays: Digitization Days, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/first-fridays-mount-auburn-digitization-days-tickets-45600936629
Mount Auburn’s staff will meet you in the Visitor Center in Story Chapel at 580 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge, MA.
We recommend that you bring in 3-5 documents, photos, or small objects (smaller than 11 x 17 inches) that we will scan or photograph as time allows. You are welcome to make additional appointments.
Memorabilia can include anything you would like to digitize to illustrate the life of the person, including portraits, photographs, letters, scrapbooks, diplomas, awards, and talks.
We will return your original materials to you and give you a flash drive of your digitized files and instructions on how to add these images to Mount Auburn’s new online Memorial Pages.
Please note that we are also looking for materials that document Mount Auburn through the years such as photographs or accounts of visitors and staff at the Cemetery, funerals in the Cemetery, views of the Cemetery and its landscape, monuments, and structures. If you have any collections that you would like to share with our curator, please make an appointment.
Easter & Passover Weekend Hours
Saturday, March 31 & Sunday, April 1
The Cemetery is open 8 AM – 7 PM
Floral tributes will be available for purchase at the Greenhouse 8 AM – 2 PM.
If you need to the find the location of a grave you can:
*Look it up before your visit on our website http://www.mountauburn.org/map/
*Go to the Visitors Center to have a volunteer help you. Open Saturday & Sunday, 9 AM – 4:30 PM
Easter tributes will be removed starting Monday, April 23.