If there’s one spot people are most likely to remember about Mount Auburn, it’s Washington Tower. At 62-feet tall, the Tower provides a spectacular view of the Boston skyline, and has been one of the most beloved features in our … Continue reading
When Boston lawyer Abraham W. Fuller died in 1841, he left a provision in his will pertaining to Mount Auburn Cemetery. An excerpt of his will, which can be found in Mount Auburn’s Historical Collections, indicates that Fuller left the … Continue reading
When you think about the term “going green”, recycling and conservation of resources usually comes to mind. But what about “going green” in an unobtrusive way that enhances the natural beauty of an area while creating a habitat for wildlife?
At a July 6, 1852 meeting Mount Auburn President Jacob Bigelow exhibited a model he designed for a tower. The Trustees voted that the committee of Jacob Bigelow, Charles Little, and Mace Tisdale should go on and erect the Tower … Continue reading