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  • Summer Horticulture Tour

    Summer Horticulture Tour

    Location: Newton Cemetery & Arboretum

    Join us for a morning horticulture tour in beautiful, historic Newton Cemetery & Arboretum!

  • Cemetery Clean Up Dates

    Cemetery Clean Up Dates

    The next cemetery-wide clean-up date will be in January 2025.

  • The Knoll

    The Knoll

    Newton Cemetery & Arboretum is pleased to announce the creation of the newest section in the cemetery, The Knoll. The Knoll will add 4+ acres to established grounds, and expand the environmental benefits […]

  • Arboretum Accreditation Renewed

    Arboretum Accreditation Renewed

    Newton Cemetery & Arboretum has renewed its Level II Accreditation by The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program and The Morton Arboretum.

  • Sponsor a Tree

    Sponsor a Tree

    The Sponsor a Tree program provides a way to remember someone special while helping maintain Newton’s arboretum for generations of visitors.

  • Donors of Newton Cemetery

    Donors of Newton Cemetery

    Thank you for helping to keep Newton Cemetery & Arboretum an exceptional resource.

  • Notable Burial is 2019 NIHF Inductee

    Notable Burial is 2019 NIHF Inductee

    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 Awarded Cap Grant

    Newton Cemetery Awarded Cap Grant

    Newton Cemetery & Arboretum is one of 79 institutions in the United States selected to participate in the Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program.

  • 4 Reasons To Visit The Scattering Garden

    4 Reasons To Visit The Scattering Garden

    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.

  • Newton Cemetery Receives Feed a Bee Grant

    Newton Cemetery Receives Feed a Bee Grant

    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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