Mourning in the Morning

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Mourning in the Morning: Abelard Reynolds and America's First Indoor Mall

Mourning in the Morning – Abelard Reynolds and America’s First Indoor Mall

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March 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED (see below). Registrants will receive the Zoom link in an email one hour before the talk begins. The city of Rochester is well known for its innovators and inventors, but did you know that the city was the home of the largest and most expensive building in the United States west of […]

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Seldens pose with road engine 1905

Mourning in the Morning – Seldens Seldom Remembered

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February 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

An Illustrious Family of Groundbreakers and Innovators REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED (see below). Registrants will receive the Zoom link in an email one hour before the talk begins. Hailing from Connecticut and settling in early 19th century Rochester, the Selden family was known for keen legal and judicial minds as well as technical innovation. From the […]

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The Rochester Riot 1872

Mourning in the Morning – The Rochester Riot of 1872

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January 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Registrants will receive the Zoom link in an email one hour before the talk begins. Rochester was the center of national attention in November 1872 with the arrest of Susan B. Anthony for voting in the election. Just days into the same year, the city was in the national spotlight for more […]

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Mourning in the Morning - Rochester Mystery: the Disappearance of Emma Moore

Rochester Mystery: the Disappearance of Emma Moore

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November 13, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

When the daughter of a respected Rochester family inexplicably disappeared in November 1854, the mysterious incident was reported in the New York Times and newspapers across the country. Four months later the recovery of her lifeless body created a national sensation. Perhaps Rochester’s oldest cold case, the story of Emma Moore opens a window on both the […]

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The Friends of Mount Hope are proud to welcome Christopher Brandt to host our October Morning in the Morning presentation on Saturday

Leander McCord, Jr. – Rochester’s Architect of the Roaring Twenties

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October 9, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Women who voted with Susan B. Anthony - presentation

Rochester Women First: Women Who Voted with Susan B. Anthony

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September 11, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Presented by Sally Millick When we think of American women’s suffrage in the context of Mount Hope Cemetery, our thoughts turn immediately to Susan B. Anthony and her leadership in this arena. Yet there were other local women who supported this movement, who in 1872 attempted to register and to vote in a federal election. […]

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