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Newton Cemetery & Arboretum notable Mr. Joseph Lee is a 2019 Inductee of the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Mr. Lee was a Boston-area entrepreneur and pioneer in the automation of bread and bread crumb making during the late 1800s.
Newton Cemetery & Arboretum is one of 79 institutions in the United States selected to participate in the Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program.
The scattering garden for cremated remains has been part of the cemetery for decades, but you might have missed it on your previous visits. Although located near the entrance and adjacent to the main office, the scattering garden had become overgrown, heavily shaded and the paths crowded and uneven.
As one of the recipients of the Bayer Feed a Bee grant awarded during the sixth selection cycle, the Friends of Newton Cemetery has received $2,500 to fund its pollinator planting project. The grant provides the opportunity to enrich Newton Cemetery’s landscape by creating a beautiful, new pollinator garden that will attract bees and visitors…
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