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Volunteers at Mount Hope Cemetery

2nd Saturday Volunteer Program

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September 11 @ 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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The Geography of Mt. Hope Cemetery

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September 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tour Guide: MCC Professor Michael Boester This extensive, all-day tour explores the physical and cultural geography of the cemetery, explaining its evolution from America’s first municipally-owned Victorian cemetery, to fulfilling […]

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Riverside Ramble: More History, Scenery, Stories

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September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tour Guide: Joanne Mitchell Continuing our exploration of the city’s historic Riverside Cemetery, established in 1892. We’ll explore its social, cultural and landscape history.

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Roads Less Traveled By

Roads Less Traveled By

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September 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Tour Guide: Joanne Mitchell Meet 19th century Rochesterians, pivotal leaders, entrepreneurs and heroes in sections not often visited on other Mt. Hope tours.

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Geology of Mount Hope Cemetery

Geology of Mount Hope Cemetery

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September 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Tour Guide: U of R Professor Rory Cottrell A geologist leads this fascinating tour revealing how the glaciers formed the dramatic landscape of Mt Hope.

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Geology of Mount Hope Cemetery

Geology of Mount Hope Cemetery

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September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Tour Guide: U of R Professor Rory Cottrell A geologist leads this fascinating tour revealing how the glaciers formed the dramatic landscape of Mt Hope.

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