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Bornstein Mount Hope Holocaust Archive

What is the new Holocaust Archive on the FOMH website?

September 27, 2021

The Holocaust is the name given to the systematic extermination of nearly six million Jews that was perpetrated by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II. The Friends […]

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Undertakers, Wakes, & Tears: Mourning Rituals in 19th Century America: Theme Tour Extraordinaire

Undertakers, Wakes, & Tears: Mourning Rituals in 19th Century America

September 13, 2021

Theme Tour Extraordinaire After being rained out twice, on Sunday, September 5th, the Friends of Mount Hope presented the theme tour, Undertakers, Wakes, & Tears: Mourning Rituals in 19th Century […]

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Civil War Memorial

A Mount Hope Favorite – Our Annual Civil War Theme Tour

September 9, 2021

On Saturday, August 28th, the Friends of Mount Hope presented a Civil War theme tour in the south end of Mount Hope Cemetery. Our tour guide ensemble, which included Lynda […]

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Wilson Day 2021 Mount Hope Cemetery

Wilson Day – 2021

August 24, 2021

At the University of Rochester, Wilson Day has been a cherished tradition for over 30 years. Wilson Day is a series of activities focused on Rochester and community engagement. This […]

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Photo Contest Mount Hope Cemetery

Photo Contest Opportunity!

August 10, 2021

Do you have an awesome photo that you have taken in Mount Hope Cemetery of your favorite Sacred Site?  If so, you need to participate in the NY Landmark Conservancy’s annual Sacred […]

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Ensemble Tour: Section A: The Joy of Restoration: A Gift from our Donors

Ensemble Tour: Section A: The Joy of Restoration: A Gift from our Donors

August 7, 2021

This ensemble tour was a celebration of the completion of the restoration of Section A – one of our two major 2021 projects.  Thanks to donations from 141 of our […]

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