About the Cemetery



Luminaries Buried Here Include:

Bronson Alcott (teacher, writer, philosopher)
Louisa May Alcott (novelist)
Ephraim Wales Bull (horticulturist)
Ralph Waldo Emerson (essayist, lecturer, poet)
Daniel Chester French (sculptor)
Nathaniel Hawthorne (novelist)
Sophia Peabody Hawthorne (artist)
Samuel Hoar (lawyer, politician)
Judge Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar (lawyer, politician)
George Frisbie Hoar (Senator of Massachusetts)
Harriett M. Lothrop "Margaret Sidney" (author, publisher, preservationist)
Margaret Mulford Lothrop (educator, author, preservationist)
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody (educator)
Franklin Sanborn (journalist, author, reformer)
Henry David Thoreau (author, poet, philosopher, naturalist)

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