Armenian Heritage Walk

January 1, 2016

Thousands of Boston area Armenians chose, and continue to choose, Mount Auburn Cemetery as their final resting place, from early merchants such as Simon Antranighian, the first Armenian to be buried here, to refugees from the Ottoman massacres and genocide, and their contemporary descendants.  Stephen PinkertonMarc A. Mamigonian, and Ruth Thomasian will lead a walking tour exploring the history of the Armenian community centered in Watertown and Belmont through stories of area residents interred in Mount Auburn’s northwest quadrant.  Limited enrollment, Preregistration Required. 

Stephen Pinkerton, Research and Visitor Services Docent, Mount Auburn Cemetery.

Marc A. Mamigonian, Director of Academic Affairs, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), Belmont, MA.

Ruth Thomasian, Founder and CEO, Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives, Inc., Watertown, MA.

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