On-line Tours

Use our interactive maps to learn more about the horticulture and history of Newton Cemetery. To get started, click one of the tours below. The Newton Cemetery Section Map can be printed to help guide your visit on the grounds. Watch the 2016 Historic Newton Walk about the history of Newton Cemetery on newTV.


A look at the men who are the namesakes of Newton public schools. The creation of this tour was in collaboration with Historic Newton.
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Historic Newton Walk on newTV

Who Inspired Newton's School Names?


Newton Cemetery Notables


Select trees of the arboretum at Newton Cemetery are highlighted on this tour. You can also listen to Newton Cemetery arborist, Robert Reardon, describe the unique characteristics of each tree.
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Civil War Soldiers

Soldiers from Newton buried in Newton Cemetery who died as a consequence of their wounds during the Civil War. The soldiers' biographies were obtained from the City of Newton website.
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On-line Civil War Tour