George Thorndike Angell, founder of the MSPCA, was born on June 5, 1823 in Southbridge, Massachusetts. He was the son of a schoolteacher and a Baptist minister.
Mount Auburn’s “community of the dead” now totals more than 100,000 people. Among those buried here are some of the men and women who have shaped our local, regional, and national identity: activists, authors, designers, inventors, scientists, and philosophers. Also … Continue reading
Happy National Public Gardens Day! Mount Auburn Cemetery, a National Historic Landmark, accredited arboretum and Important Bird Area is open to the public, free of charge, 365 days a year. On the Friday before Mother’s Day we participate in the annual … Continue reading