White Mausoleum


Ralph H. White’s last resting place, designed by architect Willard Sears, looks for all the world like the town hall of a thriving metropolis. The massive cupola, that looks like a bell tower without the bell, is supported by 12 Ionic columns. Circling the top of the dome is a ring of garlands. Punctuating Ralph White’s statement in Classical Revival architecture is an eternal flame, frozen in granite, complete with lightening rod.

R.H. White owned a large Department store that was a Boston area landmark.
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[address cemetery=”Mount Auburn Cemetery” street=”580 Mount Auburn Street” city=”Cambridge” state=”Massachusetts” zip=”2138″]

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