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Welcome to Yarelis Tinoco, our new archivist.

Welcome to Yarelis Tinoco

January 3, 2022

Welcome to Yarelis Tinoco, our new archivist. Yarelis is a student at SUNY Brockport who aspires to work in a museum after graduation. She currently volunteers at the Medical Museum […]

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Wreaths Across America - 2021

Wreaths Across America

December 23, 2021

On December 18th we welcomed the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (SUVCW), Lincoln Camp #6, and their commander Ed O’Brien to Mount Hope to commemorate Wreaths Across […]

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A Huge Gift to the City of Rochester – Our Second Saturday Volunteer Program

A Huge Gift to the City of Rochester – Our Second Saturday Volunteer Program

December 14, 2021

2020 was the first year that the Friends of Mount Hope took over the Second Saturday Program at the request of Jeff Simmons, Cemetery Manager. For years, the Friends had […]

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The Ancient Tradition of Putting a Light in a Window at Christmas - Thank you for Reminding Us, Mr. Stedman!

The Light in the Window

December 13, 2021

The Ancient Tradition of Putting a Light in a Window at Christmas –Thank you for Reminding Us, Mr. Stedman! John Harry Stedman was a prominent Rochesterian in social and business […]

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A special Thanksgiving greeting to all our FOMH members, volunteers, donors, and friends

A Special Thanksgiving Greeting to All Our FOMH Members, Volunteers, Donors, and Friends

November 23, 2021

As 2021 comes to an end, we are more than ever grateful to each and every one of you who has been so generous to the Friends during this challenging […]

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The First Christmas Tree Introduced to Rochester by George Ellwanger

The First Christmas Tree Introduced to Rochester by George Ellwanger

November 17, 2021

The following  is taken from the Democrat and Chronicle December 25, 1901.   (120 years ago!) What would the children of to-day do without their Christmas tree? That  is a question few of the happy favored […]

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