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Walking Tour Of Mount Auburn Cemetery (meet at 12:45 PM at Charles/MGH or 1:30 at the cemetery)
Friday, October 07, 2022, 12:45 PM
Mount Auburn Cemetery
580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge , MA 02138
Fall in love with the foliage on our 1½ hour walking tour of Mount Auburn Cemetery with Bill Clendaniel, its former President & CEO. Bill will share stories of the Cemetery’s permanent residents and show us many of its beautiful monuments in this National Historic Landmark. Begun in 1831, Mount Auburn was the first, large-scale designed landscape open to the public in North America and remains a renowned horticultural destination.
For those taking the MBTA, meet promptly at 12:45 p.m. at the turnstiles at Charles/MGH for the Red Line to Harvard Square and then 71 or 73 bus to Mount Auburn. At 1:30, we will meet MAC's Asa Gray Garden which is opposite the red stone chapel & visitors center at the main entrance. Option to drive on your own, limited, free parking is available. Unfortunately no golf cart is available. Attendees should expect to walk a mile over uneven terrain. BHV members only. Free. Space is limited.