Weekly Photo Challenge: Path

A Path at Mount Auburn Cemetery

Of all the cemeteries I’ve visited, Massachusetts’ Mount Auburn Cemetery has the most remarkable paths.  The cemetery is so big that it doesn’t have roadways capable of reaching all its graves.  Some graves actually lie along paths.  The paths are so official that they even have street signs.

Eagle and street sign in Mount Auburn

As I explored Mount Auburn, I discovered a crowd of people gathered beneath a tree on Catalpa Path.  The telephoto showed me what had drawn them together…

A Golden Eagle at Mount Auburn

I’ve seen some amazing things in graveyards, but this stoic bird is one of my favorites.

Cemetery of the Week #31: Mount Auburn Cemetery

About Loren Rhoads

I'm the author of The Dangerous Type, Kill By Numbers, and No More Heroes. I am also the co-author (with Brian Thomas) of the novel Lost Angels and the author of the essay collection Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel. In addition to blogging at CemeteryTravel.com, I blog about my morbid life at lorenrhoads.com.
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4 Responses to Weekly Photo Challenge: Path

  1. kkkeller says:

    Very Pretty. Very peaceful.


  2. pix & kardz says:

    i especially like all the trees. and the eagle is a bonus! thanks for sharing.


  3. Pingback: Cemetery of the Week #31: Mount Auburn Cemetery | Cemetery Travel: Adventures in Graveyards Around the World

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