Evergreen Cemetery (Boston, Massachusetts)

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Evergreen Cemetery
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Evergreen Cemetery (Boston, Massachusetts) is located in Massachusetts
Evergreen Cemetery (Boston, Massachusetts)
Evergreen Cemetery (Boston, Massachusetts) is located in the US
Evergreen Cemetery (Boston, Massachusetts)
Location 2060 Commonwealth Avenue Brighton, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°20′23″N 71°9′40″W / 42.33972°N 71.16111°W / 42.33972; -71.16111Coordinates: 42°20′23″N 71°9′40″W / 42.33972°N 71.16111°W / 42.33972; -71.16111
Area 19.66 acres (7.96 ha)
NRHP Reference # 09000612[1]
Added to NRHP August 14, 2009

Evergreen Cemetery is a historic cemetery in the Brighton neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. It was established in 1850 by the town of Brighton (which was annexed to Boston in 1874), and was laid out in the then-fashionable rural cemetery style inspired by Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge. Its entrance gate was built in 1892, and its Jacobethan office building was added in 1903. The older portions of the cemetery are characterized by winding lanes (now paved, originally gravel), with outcrops of Roxbury puddingstone.[2]

The cemetery was listed the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "NRHP nomination for Evergreen Cemetery". Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Retrieved 2015-09-09. 
  3. ^ a b "Evergreen Cemetery". Find a Grave. 2009-11-12.