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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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Public Tours: North Section

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June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This foundational tour is a two-hour walk of approximately a mile on both paved roads and uneven terrain. This includes the graves of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, topics of local history, horticulture, geology, architecture, monument symbolism, and more. ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE IS RECOMMENDED. Purchase Tickets

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Twilight Tour

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June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

These 75-minute tours include some topics covered on Sunday North Section tours as well as new material, on an alternative route in the North section. ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE IS RECOMMENDED.  Purchase Tickets NOTE: Tours are not always kept to paved paths. We recommend comfortable walking shoes, not open sandals.

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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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Public Tours: North Section

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June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This foundational tour is a two-hour walk of approximately a mile on both paved roads and uneven terrain. This includes the graves of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, topics of local history, horticulture, geology, architecture, monument symbolism, and more. ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE IS RECOMMENDED. Purchase Tickets

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