Sweet Auburn: The Magazine of the Friends of Mount Auburn A Landscape of Lives - Page 2

President Sweet ’ s Auburn Corner

A publication of the Friends of Mount Auburn Cemetery
580 Mount Auburn Street Cambridge , MA 02138 617-547-7105 www . mountauburn . org
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 , Mount Auburn Cemetery
Jane M . Carroll / Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Dennis Collins / Horticultural Curator
Candace Currie / Director of Planning & Cemetery Development
Gus Fraser / Vice President of Preservation & Facilities Jenny Gilbert / Director of Institutional Advancement Regina Harrison / Executive Assistant James Holman / Director of Cemetery Sales Tom Johnson / Manager of Family Services Meg L . Winslow / Curator of Historical Collections
Consultant
Robin Hazard Ray
Designer
Elizabeth Bonadies
Printer
P + R Publications
Cover Photo : Atkins Children , Lot 2339 by Greg Heins , 2014
Trustees of the Friends of Mount Auburn
Mary Lee Aldrich , Chair , Cambridge , MA David P . Barnett , President & CEO , Boxborough , MA Sean McDonnell , Secretary & Treasurer , Cambridge , MA Caroline Mortimer , Vice-Chair , Cambridge , MA
Honorary Trustee of the Friends Susan W . Paine , Cambridge
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 .
Over the last 30 years the Friends of Mount Auburn has offered nearly 2,000 walking tours , lectures , and special events to share the stories of Mount Auburn ’ s history , horticulture , art and architecture , and wildlife , and to celebrate the lives of the many remarkable people buried and commemorated at the Cemetery .

In this Issue

President ’ s Corner / 1 The People of Roberto Mighty ’ s earth . sky / 2 Research at Mount Auburn Cemetery / 4 From the Research Desk : Cenotaphs at Mount Auburn / 6
Stories Behind the Stones : Remembering Harriet Templeton Lee / 8
Photos by Artist-in-Residence Roberto Mighty / 10 Introducing Our New Artist-in-Residence : Mary Bichner / 12 The Children of Mount Auburn / 13 People & Happenings / 14 Volunteer Highlight : Judy Jackson / 16 Thoughts on Being a Volunteer at Mount Auburn / 17 Working with Consultants / 18 Remembering David Gallagher / 19 Did You Know ? / 20 Mount Auburn ’ s Remembrance Society / 21 Upcoming Events / Back Cover
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