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.
The Facilities Manager (FM) oversees the regular maintenance and repair of all Cemetery buildings and infrastructure, including roads and water systems. The FM supervises and coordinates the day to day work of the custodial, facilities maintenance and water system maintenance … Continue reading
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