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Tours & Events
A Favorite Autumn Experience Returns!
TORCH LIGHT TOURS
Saturday, Oct. 6
Tuesday, Oct. 9
North Gatehouse, 791 Mount Hope Ave., Opposite Robinson Drive
TOURS LEAVE EVERY 15 MIN. BEGINNING AT SUNSET.
$10 Advance Tickets
available at Wegmans
You must choose a start time for your tour when you purchase your ticket.
Tickets $12 at the door
This is an adult-only event -- not appropriate for children under 14
RAIN OR SHINE
ALL SALES FINAL
NO PARKING IN THE CEMETERY
On-street parking available on Robinson Drive and other neighborhood streets.
Please address mail correspondence to:
Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery
P.O. Box 18713
Rochester, NY 14618-0713
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Please join us for the next special Theme Tou
GEOLOGY OF MOUNT HOPE CEMETERY
Saturday, Sept. 29
at 11 a.m.
North Gatehouse, 791 Mount Hope Avenue, opposite Robinson Dr.
$10 per person. Free for members and children under 16 accompanied by a paying adult.
Dr. Rory Cottrell
Mount Hope Cemetery is a collection of hills and glens left behind by the last ice sheets that once covered the area. But there is more to the geological make-up of the Cemetery than just holes and hills: the stone used to make the markers and monuments tell their own tale about New York State going back more than 400 million years.
Join us for a walking tour to explore the unique landscape and geologic history of New York as depicted in Mount Hope Cemetery. Your tour guide is U of R research scientist and geologist Dr. Rory Cottrell.
LEWIS HENRY MORGAN AND
FRIENDS OF THE PUNDIT CLUB
The Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery
The Anthropology Department of the University of Rochester
Saturday, September 29 at 2 p.m.
North cemetery entrance, opposite Robinson Drive
FREE to all.
In mid-nineteenth century Rochester, economic growth and development spurred professional men to seek personal progress and self-cultivation through literary fraternities and clubs. Lewis Henry Morgan, the father of cultural anthropology, was a prominent member of the "pundit club" (as it was humorously known) along with other Rochesterians. You will meet many of these club members in the tour and learn about their interesting intellectual legacy.
2018 GUIDED WALKING TOURS
The Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery offer general and special-theme guided walking tours throughout the year.
For more information about General Tours as well as a host of intriguing special Theme Tours, visit the
to find information about assistance offered by Friends volunteers.
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