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Mourning in the Morning: Abelard Reynolds and America's First Indoor Mall

Mourning in the Morning – Abelard Reynolds and America’s First Indoor Mall

March 21, 2022

The city of Rochester is well known for its innovators and inventors, but did you know that the city was the home of the largest and most expensive building in […]

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Mourning in the Morning: Seldens Seldom Remembered: An Illustrious Family of Groundbreakers and Innovators

Seldens Seldom Remembered: An Illustrious Family of Groundbreakers and Innovators

February 14, 2022

Presented by Sally Millick. Hailing from Connecticut and settling in early 19th century Rochester, the Selden family was known for keen legal and judicial minds as well as technical innovation. […]

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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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tales from the crypts the mausoleums of mount hope cemetery

Tales from the Crypts: The Mausoleums of Mount Hope Cemetery

May 21, 2021

Presented by Chris Grooms Each of Mount Hope Cemetery’s 85 mausoleums has its own story. Discover stories of philanthropists, artists, inventors, mayors, entrepreneurs, and everyday Rochesterians who commissioned mausoleums to […]

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mount hope cemetery an artistic legacy mourning in the morning

Mount Hope Cemetery: An Artistic Legacy

May 21, 2021

Presented by Christopher C. Conway Explore a selection of artistic works found throughout Mount Hope Cemetery and learn about the artists responsible for them, as well as local patrons and […]

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the death of harriet bentley in the 1918 spanish influenza pandemic mourning in the morning

The Death of Harriet Bentley in the 1918 Spanish Influenza Pandemic — A Family Grieves

May 21, 2021

Presented by Patricia Corcoran The presentation details how family members dealt with the tragedy of losing a beloved mother and daughter in the 1918 Spanish Influenza Pandemic. Speaker Patricia Corcoran […]

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