All Flags will be removed from the Grounds on Monday, June 4.
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. (more…)
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 staff. The FM schedules and oversees contractors performing regular maintenance and repairs to the buildings or infrastructure. The FM works closely with the Vice President of Preservation and Facilities in setting annual goals and establishing the operating budget for maintenance and repair. (more…)
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 buried here, in even greater numbers, are those important in our own lives: mothers and fathers, husbands and wives, daughters and sons, mentors and friends. With a new feature on our website, Mount Auburn has enhanced its mission to commemorate the dead using an online tool that celebrates the lives and preserves the memories of all who have come to be buried at the Cemetery. (more…)