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Newton Cemetery

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.
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The Sponsor a Tree program provides a way to remember someone special while helping maintain Newton's arboretum for generations of visitors.
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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 2017 Donors from the Friends of Newton Cemetery. 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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