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Genius at Mount Auburn Cemetery
Among the many talented and accomplished people buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery, a small number stand out for their exceptional contributions to the world. These brilliant men and women include scientist Millie Dresselhaus, painter Winslow Homer, inventor Edwin Land and computer scientist Claude Shannon, the father of Information Theory. Join volunteer docent Marilee O’Brien for a walk to visit the graves of these remarkable people who have influenced our lives and changed the world.
Experience a deeper connection to Mount Auburn Cemetery with free access to all our public programs and discounts on special events by joining the Friends of Mount Auburn. Our robust roster of programs each year is made possible through your generous support.
Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.