Join Our Next Winter Tour!

Saturday, March 23rd at 11 AM
Enjoy a 60 to 90-minute guided walking tour on flat, paved roads.

Meet: South Entrance, 1133 Mount Hope Ave., opposite the Distillery restaurant. Parking available within the cemetery.
Tour Guide:  Barry Platt
Admission: $5. Free to members of the Friends of Mount Hope and children under age 16 (with an adult).
Please note: Payment by cash or check only for tours that begin at the south entrance.

Photo by Donald S. Hall

Susan B AnthonyMarch 13, 2019
usan B. Anthony died 113 Years Ago Today

Read Susan B. Anthony's obituary in the New York Times.

Today a funeral wreath will be hung on the front door of the Anthony home as well as at Miss Anthony's grave at Mount Hope Cemetery.  Susan B. Anthony died in her bedroom on the second floor of #17 Madison Street on March 13, 1906, at the age of 86.

wreath on anthony gravesite

Miss Anthony, your memory is a blessing.

Please address mail correspondence to:
Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery
P.O. Box 18713
Rochester, NY 14618-0713

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Dr, Leigh Fought
Renowned Author to Speak at Annual Meeting


Tuesday, April 9, at 7:00 PM
Brighton Town Hall
2300 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester

Guest Speaker:
Dr. Leigh Fought
Associate Professor of History
Le Moyne College

Her presentation:

Frederick Douglass's Burial and the Wives of the Great Man: Anna Murray, Helen Pitts, and the Role of a Wife in Commemorating Frederick Douglass.

A short business meeting will be followed by refreshments, and our program.

Free and open to the public -- please join us!


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