Mount Auburn and Green-Wood Cemeteries: Their Historians in Conversation, Part 2

Opening its gates in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1831, Mount Auburn was America’s first rural cemetery, providing the model for cemeteries across the country—including Green-Wood! The list of luminaries interred there includes painter Winslow Homer, reformer Dorothea Dix, poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and collector extraordinaire Isabella Steward Gardner. In this follow-up virtual program, Green-Wood Historian Jeff ... Read more

A Night of Victorian Tragedy: LIVE

The Victorians knew a thing or two about tragedy—in fact, they seemed to almost revel in tales of disaster and doom. And a Victorian-era cemetery, like Green-Wood, has an abundance of these heartbreaking stories. Three years ago, four storytellers battled it out, and it was the harrowing shipwreck of the Lexington, which caught fire and ... Read more