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2017 SPECIAL EVENTS:


THE GEOGRAPHY OF MT. HOPE CEMETERY
Saturday, September 16, 10 am - 3 pm
Meet: North Gatehouse, opposite Robinson Drive
Tour Guide: MCC Professor Michael Boester

Mt. Hope Cemetery is an evolving cultural landscape. This extensive tour will explore the physical and cultural geography of the cemetery, explaining its evolution from America's first municipally-owned Victorian cemetery to fulfilling today's trends in natural burials and cremations.

Admission: $40 for this all-day program. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Please call (585) 461-3494 to register. The program includes a half-hour lunch break. Bring your own lunch, or you may order lunch (cash only) on the day of the tour.


GRAND TORCH LIGHT TOURS
Our popular, annual after-dark tours!
Saturday, October 7 & Tuesday, October 10
Meet: North Gatehouse, opposite Robinson Drive
No Parking in the Cemetery -- Park on Robinson Drive.

Groups go out every 12 minutes from 6 pm to 9:30 pm.Guides will take you to unique tour stops and share stories from Rochester's history, by moonlight and torchlight.
More details, including ticket prices, will be available late summer/early fall. Call 461-3494 or check the website.