Mount Auburn Cemetery - A Closer Look

Mt. Auburn Cemetery - A Closer Look

Mount Auburn marked a whole new kind of cemetery, replacing the crowded church graveyards that came before.

A Place to Visit and LingerUnlike the crowded city cemeteries that came before it, the park-like setting of Mount Auburn encouraged visitors to stroll, picnic, and spend the afternoon. Landscape DesignThe cemetery was designed to be tranquil, inviting, and open with ponds, curving paths, and beautiful plantings.