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    The "Not So Rich and Famous": Stories of the Working Class

    Presented by at Mount Auburn Cemetery

    June 22, 2013


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    Just as the rich and famous were buried at Mount Auburn, so were the “not so rich and famous” -the butchers, bakers, candlestick makers – or in our case, the cigar makers, furriers, midwives, miners, fishermen, clothiers, hatters, and horse carriage conductors. Join Volunteer Docents Carol Harper and Ginny Brady as we investigate the post-Industrial Revolution era and celebrate the lives of the immigrants and others who...

    Just as the rich and famous were buried at Mount Auburn, so were the “not so rich and famous” -the butchers, bakers, candlestick makers – or in our case, the cigar makers, furriers, midwives, miners, fishermen, clothiers, hatters, and horse carriage conductors. Join Volunteer Docents Carol Harper and Ginny Brady as we investigate the post-Industrial Revolution era and celebrate the lives of the immigrants and others who worked and raised families while building the economies of Boston and Cambridge.


    Mount Auburn Cemetery

    580 Mount Auburn Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    $7 members; $12 non-members



    phone: 617-607-1980


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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