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Newton Cemetery

Guidebook Section: Central

Location

 

Get here by MBTA:
Route 59
Directions from Green Line

Other maps and aerial photos:
Bing
Newton Assessor

Nearby:
Bullough’s Pond
Cold Spring Park

Overview

Created in the 19th century naturalistic style pioneered by Mount Auburn Cemetery in Watertown, Newton Cemetery is beautifully landscaped. Visitors are allowed to quietly view the grounds, but jogging, dog walking, food, and bicycling are not allowed.

On this serene spot you will find four ponds, graceful hillsides, and over 26 species of unusual trees such as marshall maple, castor auralia, shagbark hickory, hardy rubber tree, zelkova, amur corktree, camperdown elm, and weeping beech.

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Size: 100 acres

Longest Walk: 1.5 miles


Acquired: 1855

Owner & Administrator Websites


Photo Gallery

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Newton Cemetery Map


 

Features

Accessible Trails, Historic Site, Pond
 

Additional Information

Newton Assessor’s Map ID: 64003 0009

Tree tour report

Specimen tree map

Birding reports

A Quiet Place to Walk in All Seasons