Friday, October 4, 2013

The Friday Five - Mount Auburn Cemetery

While roaming the hills and pathways of Mount Auburn Cemetery, we looked for the graves of some of Boston's most notable people.

Edwin Booth, actor and brother of infamous assassin John Wilkes Booth,  1833 - 1893

Mary Baker Eddy, founder of Christian Science and Church of Christ, Scientist,  1821 - 1910

Buckminster Fuller, architect noted for the geodesic dome or Bucky Ball, 1895 - 1983

Isabella Stewart Gardner, art collector, philanthropist, and founder of Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 1840 - 1924

B. F. Skinner, behavioral psychologist and Professor of Psychology at Harvard University,  1904 - 1990


  1. I remember Mary Baker Eddy from my childhood. I thought she made cakes and was very disappointed to be told about God when I expected plates of cake!

  2. Sounds like you had an interesting day! I love old cemeteries! My fav was in Groton Conn.