By Richard O. Reisem
with photographs by Donald S. Hall and Ron Richardson
This book resurrects the stories of some 650 individuals buried in world-famous Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, New York. The good and the bad, the famous and the notorious, the rich and the destitute, the creative and the eccentric, the lucky and the unfortunate, are all represented on these 230 pages with mini-biographies and more than 200 splendid color photographs, including high-resolution flying-camera drone pictures. The book covers the period from the cemetery’s inception in 1838. The foldout cover reveals a 13-inch-wide cemetery map with locations of 70 famous gravesites. This is a book to enhance your visit to America’s first and largest municipal Victorian cemetery. It is also a book to read at your leisure about Rochester’s amazing past.