Sweet Auburn: The Magazine of the Friends A Landscape of Remembrance and Reflection - Page 2

sweet auburn A publication of the Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery editorial committee Bree D. Harvey, Editor Vice President of Cemetery & Visitor Services Jennifer J. Johnston, Managing Editor Media & Communications Director David P. Barnett, Contributing Editor President & CEO Dennis Collins Horticultural Curator Gus Fraser Vice President of Preservation & Facilities Jenny Gilbert Director of Institutional Advancement Regina Harrison Executive Assistant & Sales Coordinator James Holman Director of Cemetery Development Tom Johnson Manager of Family Services Anna Moir Grants & Communications Manager Meg L. Winslow Curator of Historical Collections consultant Robin Hazard Ray printer P+R Publications trustees of the friends of mount auburn Caroline Mortimer, Chair Cambridge, MA David P. Barnett, President & CEO Boxborough, MA Sean McDonnell, Secretary & Treasurer Cambridge, MA Eliza Anderson, Vice-Chair Cambridge, MA Lindsay Leard Coolidge Cambridge, MA Susan W. Paine Honorary Trustee of the Friends, Cambridge, MA 580 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge, MA 02138 617-547-7105 www.mountauburn.org designer Elizabeth Bonadies cover photo Spring Morning at Mount Auburn The Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery was established in 1986 to assist in the conservation of the Cemetery’s natural beauty and to promote the appreciation of its cultural, historic, and natural resources. Organized in 1990 as a 501(c) (3) non-profit charitable trust, the Friends seeks financial support from its members, other individuals, foundations, corporations, and public agencies. It receives gifts for educational and interpretive programs and materials for the public, specific cultural projects, and operating support for horticultural rejuvenation and the preservation of the historic monuments, structures, and archival artifacts and records. The Friends has over 1,300 active members. In this issue 1 President’s Corner 2 A New Vision for Indian Ridge 4 Bats of Mount Auburn 6 Celebrating the Persistence of Memory and Nature 10 Constructing Hazel Path 12 Craig Halvorson and the Evolution of Mount Auburn’s Landscape 15 Q&A with Jim Gorman and Eleanor Gould 16 Mount Auburn Monuments Designed by Sarah Wyman Whitman 18 People & Happenings 19 Story Chapel Masonry Repairs 20 America Plays 21 Jesse Aron Green Asa Gray Garden See more online at www.mountauburn.org