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TREES OF MOUNT HOPE
nterested in Mount Hope Cemetery's trees? Hop on the
(plantsmap.com -- a website that hosts botanical collections) and search "fomh". Then navigate to different plants and collections identified in the cemetery.
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Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery
P.O. Box 18713
Rochester, NY 14618-0713
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SPEAKER SERIES BEGINS THIS MONTH!
ERIE CANAL CONNECTIONS
AT MOUNT HOPE CEMETERY
Saturday, November 23
Noon - 1 p.m.
Irondequoit Public Library
1290 Titus Avenue, Rochester
The Erie Canal made Rochester America's first boom town. Mount Hope Cemetery is now the "permanent" residence of early boatyard owners, boat builders, basin proprietors, bridge builders, surveyors, tool makers and other people who comprise the Rochester connection to the legendary waterway. Learn how these interesting individuals made possible the cemetery's listing on the Erie Canal-way National Heritage Corridor.
Presenter Nancy Uffindell, member of the Board of Trustees, Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery, is liaison to the National Parks Service National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom and the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. A genealogist and public historian, she has been a tour guide for over 20 years. She designed and leads the Erie Canal Connections tours at Mount Hope Cemetery.
All ages are welcome to attend! FREE. No prior registration needed.
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