Sweet Auburn, Fall-Winter 2003
Inside this Issue…
“Brilliancy and Harmony of Color” Stained Glass for the Chapel by Janet Heywood
Heywood details Cemetery founder Jacob Bigelow‘s work to secure stained glass for Bigelow Chapel from stained glass artists Ballantine & Allan. Meg Winslow, Curator of Historical Collections, and Gus Fraser, Director of Preservation & Facilities Maintenance, are working to secure conservation for these beautiful glass panels.
Mount Auburn Cemetery Named a National Historic Landmark
On May 27, 2003, Mount Auburn was designated a National Historic Landmark by the Secretary of the Interior.
Biographical Note: Henry Cabot Lodge (1850-1924) by Amanda Yost
Henry Cabot Lodge, a United States Senator and author, is buried on Oxalis Path in a family tomb shared with two other U.S. Senators: his great-grandfather, George Cabot, and his grandson, Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
Well-house for Visitors
In 1852, Mount Auburn constructed a well-house for visitors near the Entrance Gate to provide comfort and refreshment. It was moved twice before its removal in the 1920s.