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The Newton Community Preservation Committee recommended funding the restoration of the Whipple Beal Fence, the last decorative fence in the cemetery located at the lot of the first burial.
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Thank you Donors - your generosity is appreciated!

The Friends of Newton Cemetery was established on January 1, 2017 as a 501(c)(3) charitable, non-profit organization. Recognizing the importance of Newton Cemetery as a local landmark rich with history and natural beauty, the Friends is dedicated to maintaining the historical, cultural and natural aspects of the cemetery through conservation, educational programs and landscape enhancements. Contributions to the Friends of Newton Cemetery will be used for community education and operating support of preservation and horticultural projects.
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See the 2016 Historic Newton Walk about the history of Newton Cemetery on newTV
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The Murdock Fountain Restoration Project at Newton Cemetery received a 2016 Newton Preservation Award! The award was made at Historic Newton’s Preservation Award Ceremony on November 9th.
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An interview with Ken Druse on using columnar trees and shrubs, including comments on our own Newton Sentry Sugar Maple.
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