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 29, number 1, includes: The Origin of the Rose Quartz Monument; Wiliam T. Clarke (1859-1930) Photographer of 19th Century Pennsylvania Lumber Camps; Wagner College Honors Founder, Johann Georg Wagner; A Walk in Mount Hope Cemetery; Bluebird Report for 2008; Mount Hope Becomes a Certified Wildlife Habitat.