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Tours & Events
HOCHSTEIN GRAVESIDE REMEMBRANCE
Monday, October 15 at 10:00 a.m.
Marking the 100th anniversary of David Hochstein's death,
Hochstein Music School will honor his legacy with a graveside remembrance at Mount Hope Cemetery that will feature remarks commemorating his life and inspiration and a violin performance of one of David Hochstein's compositions, and will conclude with Taps being played on trumpet.
The ceremony will take place at the gravesite of his parents, Helena & Jacob Hochstein,
grave #279 in Temple Beth Israel plot in range 3.
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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
Repeat of a Popular Tour!
MISCHIEF, MURDER AND MAYHEM
Saturday, Oct. 20 at 11 a.m.
North Gatehouse, opposite Robinson Drive.
$10 per person. Free for members and children under 16 accompanied by a paying adult.
This popular tour tells Rochester's "other stories" -- of residents who bent, broke, or enforced the law. A few met unfortunate or grisly ends!
Dennis Carr is your tour guide. He has been leading tours at the cemetery for over 40 years, and is on the Board of the Friends of Mount Hope.
DISCOVER RIVERSIDE CEMETERY: 125 YEARS OF HISTORY!
1:00 pm, Sunday, Oct. 21
Entrance to Riverside Cemetery, 2650 Lake Ave., Rochester, NY 14612
Cynthia Howk of the Landmark Society, and FOMH Guide Joanne Mitchell.
This new tour will explore Rochester's Riverside Cemetery, founded in 1892 to serve the growing population in the northern part of the city. Situated on 123 acres of land that borders the west bank of the Genesee River, this cemetery is the permanent resting place of 250,000 Rochesterians.
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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