In 2007, Mount Auburn dedicated more than an acre of land surrounding Washington Tower to establish a wildflower meadow. This project was part of a comprehensive and ongoing program of improving the natural vegetation and wildlife habitat at Mount Auburn. … Continue reading
A tower at the summit of Mount Auburn was proposed in 1831 and again in 1843 but construction was deferred until 1852. Jacob Bigelow described its design and importance: “The tower is sixty-two feet in height above the summit of … Continue reading
Washington Tower, a landmark and popular attraction at Mount Auburn, was built from 1852-1854.