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Witnesses to History: Revelations of Section L

Witnesses to History: Revelations of Section L

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June 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Pop Up tours are free — our gifts to the community. Visitors are invited to stop in any time between 10 AM and 2 PM to a designated part of the cemetery and hear fascinating stories at the gravesites of Mount Hope residents. Our Pop Up historians bring history alive!

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DCG Spring Forsythia

Home to the Prosperous and Penniless

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June 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tour Guide: Cam Tran Stroll the paved, flat-surfaced Grove Avenue. Learn about residents of great wealth and status, and those who had little in life, but left a mark nonetheless. Purchase Tickets

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Underground Railroad Tracks

Underground Railroad Tracks

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June 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tour Guide: Sally Millick Frederick Douglass and many other Rochester citizens kept the Freedom Seekers moving northward through their secret network, through their city and homes. Purchase Tickets

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Artist Legacy Mount Hope

The Artistic Legacy of Mount Hope

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July 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tour Guide: Chris Conway Highlighting a section of artistically significant monuments, meet a number of Mount Hope residents who contributed to artistic and cultural life in Rochester.

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Volunteers at Mount Hope Cemetery

2nd Saturday Volunteer Program

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July 10 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Second Saturday volunteers work on outdoor landscaping projects suggested by the cemetery manager. FOMH leaders Tom Jones, Chris Petote, and Tony Filer lead groups and provide instructions and materials.

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Architecture & Architects: History in Plain Sight - Osburn

Architecture & Architects: History in Plain Sight

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July 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tour Guide: Dennis Carr This tour of Mount Hope Cemetery is a walk through the past 200 years of our region’s architectural history. You will leave with a new appreciation for the buildings you see throughout your own community!

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