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    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS East Parish Burying Ground – Art, History, and the Environment

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    August 24, 2014


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    HISTORIC NEWTON WALKS East Parish Burying Ground – Art, History, and the Environment

    East Parish Burying Ground – Art, History, and the Environment
    Come stroll through the oldest of Newton’s three historic burying grounds (1660) and discover the beauty of one of the Puritans’ primary art forms – gravestone carvings – as well as the natural beauty of the landscape. Join Harry Lohr, a longtime supporter of Newton’s historic Burying Grounds, to learn what the burial ground can tell us...

    East Parish Burying Ground – Art, History, and the Environment
    Come stroll through the oldest of Newton’s three historic burying grounds (1660) and discover the beauty of one of the Puritans’ primary art forms – gravestone carvings – as well as the natural beauty of the landscape. Join Harry Lohr, a longtime supporter of Newton’s historic Burying Grounds, to learn what the burial ground can tell us about shifting attitudes toward death and advances in technology. Observe the effects of changing environmental factors at the burying ground and see what is being done to preserve and restore it. Meet at the corner of Cotton and Centre Streets, Newton, 02458

    For more information, visit www.historicnewton.org or call 617.796.1450.
    All walks are free and are only cancelled in case of severe weather.


    East Parish Burying Ground

    corner of Cotton and Centre Streets
    Newton, MA 02458

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    Phone: 617.796.1450


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