This newsletter presents updates from the Friends of Mt. Hope Cemetery in Rochester, N.Y. The Friends of Mt. Hope Cemetery was published from 1981-1995 when the title changed to Epitaph. This issue, Volume 21, number 1, includes: Gideon Cobb (1791-1864): Early Rochester Pioneer, Brickmaker, and Developer of Monroe Avenue; George Henry Harris (1843-1893) Rochester’s Henry David Thoreau (Part 1); Edwin, Clara and the Strasenburgh Planetarium: A Personal Recollection; Ravine Avenue Restored By Volunteers; Take A Look At Our New Website.