Friends of Greenlawn Cemetery

Category: General


Please pardon the overnight email…

We’d like to apologize for the WordPress notification email sent out to subscribers overnight.  If you subscribe to our blog, then you may have noticed an email announcing a “new post” – the post contained within the email is actually…

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For the love of trees, history, and Greenlawn!

Good morning, folks! Today is the day – our event, “For the Love of Trees, History, and Greenlawn” is happening at the Dickson Memorial Chapel just past the main office at Greenlawn Cemetery, Salem, MA. The chapel will open at…

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Upcoming Events for September

Trees are beginning to show their autumn colors and we’re excited to share that we’ve got a busy week ahead of us.   September 24th – Monthly Meeting On this upcoming Tuesday, September 24th, at 6:30PM, we will be having…

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Announcement – online donations are an option now!

We are now accepting donations online via PayPal!  By clicking on this link – PayPal – you can conveniently donate by logging in to your PayPal account and using the “Send money” function. By choosing “Send to a friend” the…

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Guide to planting your Arbor Day Foundation tree seedling

If you visited our table at the Salem Arts Festival on Saturday, June 8th, 2019 and you were the lucky recipient of a tree seedling, then you’re in the right place.  This post contains important planting and care instructions for…

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Exciting news you won’t be-leaf – a special collaboration fir the trees!

Oak-kay, we’ve got some tree-mendous news to share that yew just wood-n’t be-leaf! Did you know that one of Greenlawn Cemetery’s coolest treasures are its trees? That’s right.  This urban gem is home to hundreds of trees of all sorts…

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Our Spring event is a celebration 125 years in the making!

Please join us in celebrating the 125th anniversary of the day Mr. Walter Scott Dickson gifted the beautiful High Victorian Gothic stone chapel and attached conservatory to the City of Salem in memory of his wife, Georgia.  This event is…

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New Year, New Updates

Happy New Year from the Friends of Greenlawn! Being a new year, it means that we have a few new updates.  The first update concerns where our monthly meetings happen.  At the end of 2018, Salem celebrated the opening of…

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Our History & Nature Scavenger Hunt is just days away!

  This year’s fall event is a free family friendly History & Nature Scavenger Hunt featuring all things Greenlawn where folks can learn about the history of the cemetery and those connected to it as well as the natural elements…

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Conservatory Garden is ready for Fall

Summer gardens might be winding down but thanks to the kindness of friends last Saturday, the Dickson Memorial Chapel Conservatory Garden is just putting on its autumn glory! Here’s a before and after shot to highlight what a difference a…

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