2011 Candle Lighting Service
On Tuesday, December 20, 2011, nearly 200 individuals gathered in Story Chapel to participate in Mount Auburn’s annual Candle Lighting Service. Thank you to Cardinal Sean O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston, for his remarks; to Glenn Goda, Tim Macri, Mairin Keady, and the Chamber Players … Continue reading
Welcome to Our New Website!
Welcome to Mount Auburn’s new website. Explore all of what makes Mount Auburn so special, browse our media archive for videos and past issues of our Sweet Auburn magazine, locate a burial on our interactive map, or consult our online calendar … Continue reading
Wildlife at Mount Auburn Cemetery
“A raccoon waddles out from under the rhododendrons…a Milk snake moves out from its den in a rock crevice and catches some rays…Five Painted turtles are sunning on a log in the pond…one of the resident Red-tailed hawks snatches a squirrel … Continue reading
The Wood Thrush
It is “the sweetest sound in nature,” wrote author John Burroughs, while Henry David Thoreau once said “The Wood Thrush alone declares the immortal wealth and vigor that is in the forest. Whenever a man hears it, he is young, and Nature is in … Continue reading