Remembering Scientists in Woods Hole:

A Map of Their Resting Places

This website serves as a guide to the tombstones of famous scientists in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Many of these scientists have notable ties to the Marine Biological Laboratory, and their work influenced the world of science and contributed to the world around us.

The cemetery where their graves can be found is located next to the Church of the Messiah: 22 Church St., Woods Hole, MA 02543.

Data collection & Map and Guide by:

Jordan Bolling, University of Alabama

Emma Paulini, Pomona College

John Wang, Columbia University

All three students were members of the Hydra Lab, Whitman Program, Marine Biological Laboratory, Summer 2018. Project under the guidance and editing of Dr. Rob Steele, University of California, Irvine and Dr. Rafael Yuste, Columbia University.