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2019 SPECIAL EVENTS:


FRIENDS OF MOUNT HOPE CEMETERY 2019 ANNUAL MEETING
Tuesday, April 9 at 7:00 PM
Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

Anna Murray DouglassFeatured Speaker:
    Dr. Leigh Fought, Associate Professor of History, LeMoyne College
Presentation Title:
    "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"

   
Free and Open to the Public -- Please Join Us!



   



Special All-Day Event!
THE GEOGRAPHY OF MOUNT HOPE CEMETERY
Saturday, September 14, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Meet: North Gatehouse opposite Robinson Dr.
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 all-day tour. $30 for members.
Registration is required. Call 585.461.3494 to register – Space is limited.

Half-hour break for lunch – bring your own, or order on day of the tour (cash only).


torch imageOur Popular Annual After-Dark Tours!
GRAND TORCH LIGHT TOURS
Saturday, Oct. 5 & Tuesday, Oct. 8

Meet: North Gatehouse opposite Robinson Dr.
NO PARKING IN CEMETERY – Park on Robinson Drive or on neighborhood streets
Guides will take you to unique stops and share stories from Rochester's history, by moonlight and torchlight.
Groups go out every 15 minutes, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Ticket prices: $15 in advance, $20 at door