Storey Chapel at Mount Auburn Cemetery
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Storey Chapel at Mount Auburn Cemetery, established 1831. Named for one of the founders, Judge Joseph Storey, an Associate Supreme Court Justice, the Dane Professor of Law at Harvard and Mount Auburn?s first president. Story became the youngest Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Designed by architect Willard Sears and constructed of Potsdam sandstone to fit cohesively with the adjacent Egyptian-Revival Gateway. Sears described the style as the "English Perpendicular Style," and he chose Potsdam sandstone for both its durability and rich and variegated color.
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Landscape architecture--Watertown (Mass.)--Mt. Auburn
Sears, Willard Thomas--1837-1920
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