World's Greatest Cemeteries

Mount Auburn Cemetery

Season 1, Episode 1 of 6

Mount Auburn Cemetery, founded in 1831, is a National Historic Landmark. The stunning landscape, monuments and gardens draw over 200, 000 visitors per year. Host Roberto Mighty explores the lives of Dorothea Dix, a pioneering advocate for the mentally ill; and Edmonia Lewis, a renowned African-American/Native-American sculptor. Reenactments: escaped slave-turned philanthropist, a medical student's sacrifice.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
10/10/2021
1:30 p.m.
10/12/2021
11:30 p.m.
3/1/2022
8 a.m.
6/23/2022
11 p.m.
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