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Mount Auburn Book Club: The Bone Garden

Start:
February 14, 2013 @ 10:00 am
End:
February 14, 2013 @ 11:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Venue:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Address:
580 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Each month, the Mount Auburn Book Club meets to discuss a selected work related to one of Mount Auburn’s many facets. Selections range from books on history, natural history, horticulture, art, architecture, preservation, and wildlife to books written by or about those now buried and commemorated here. Coffee and tea are provided.

  • Thursday, February 14: In a mystery joining past and present, a skeleton is found in a present-day backyard garden in Boston and is traced back to the 1830s. The Bone Garden by Tess Gerritsen (2007) includes a young Oliver Wendell Holmes as a medical student. Holmes is buried on Lime Avenue.

Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Massachusetts Cultural Council

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