News & Events

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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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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