Longstalk holly, Ilex pedunculosa
…How firmly you are rooted, And steadfastly you stand, As you put all other flora to shame. And your effulgence, Pierces life’s maelstrom, Like a beacon. – son of frost The brilliant, bright, red berries of hollies have long been … Continue reading
Mount Auburn’s second annual Coffeehouse was an inspiring and intimate evening full of music, poetry, and conviviality. We’ve added several videos of the performances for your enjoyment below.
Crossbills have a reputation as the most nomadic and irruptive of the winter finches, and this is their year to be found locally and all over southern New England. Populations shift with the success or failure of the cone crop … Continue reading
Announcing Mount Auburn’s New Book
The Friends of Mount Auburn is excited to announce the publication of its long-anticipated photographic portrait of the Cemetery. During the past two decades, Richard Cheek has painstakingly explored Mount Auburn’s landscape, capturing its most iconic and celebrated views as … Continue reading