NEW!
FOMH ONLINE EXPERIENCES

You'll find links to a three-part tour of Mount Hope's trees, plus our "Mount Hope Moments" -- digital vignettes based on research into Mount Hope's rich cultural history.

New Video:


STRONG MAUSOLEUM STAINED GLASS REPAIR
by Chris Grooms and 
Valerie O'Hara
Watch the step-by-step process as this beautiful window is repaired.

Visit our Online Programs Page to find links to all of the Friends online initiatives, including presentations recorded at the Rochester Public Library, available on the Central Libary's YouTube channel.



TREES OF MOUNT HOPE

brilliant red maple







Interested in Mount Hope Cemetery's trees?

Hop on the plantsmap website (plantsmap.com -- a website that hosts botanical collections) and search "fomh".  Then navigate to different plants and collections  identified in the cemetery. more..



MAILING ADDRESS
Please address mail correspondence to:Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery
P.O. Box 18713,
Rochester, NY 14618-0713





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Visit our CALENDAR for a quick scan of upcoming tours and events.



MOURNING IN THE MORNING
SPEAKER SERIES
Presented by the Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery with the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County

example of East Ave Mansion
"East Avenue in Its 
Gilded Age"
Saturday, October 10
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Presented by Sally Millick


East Avenue in Rochester was once one of the most glamorous and beautiful avenues in the nation - a result of the city's boomtown wealth of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of the families who built "country homes" on the "Road to Pittsford" also have permanent "estates" (or plots) at Mount Hope Cemetery.

We'll explore the history of the avenue itself, as well as the families who resided here and now at Mount Hope: the industries they worked within, how they have influenced our lives and others around the world, and how they lived their lives. Hear their stories, and view their grand mansions - some which still stand, and some which are lost.

Sally MillickSally Millick is a past trustee and longtime cemetery tour author and guide with the Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery. She is active with other historical pursuits and presentations, and currently a board member of the Friends and Foundation of Rochester Public Library. Sally has contributed to several books on history of upstate NY and Mount Hope Cemetery, and has photographed many Victorian-era cemeteries in her travels - most recently to the Colon Cemetery in Havana, Cuba.

To pre-register for this ZOOM event, click this link to the Central Library's calendar page.
All registrants will receive an email Saturday morning with log-on information approximately one hour before the presentation. 

This event is free and open to the public.


Nathaniel Rochester GravestoneNATHANIEL ROCHESTER 
PLOT RESTORATION

A matching grant from the Daughters of the American Revolution has enabled the Friends of Mount Hope to complete a major restoration project at the gravesite of Rochester's founder, Nathaniel Rochester. Visit our NEWS page for the full story. 



GENEALOGICAL SERVICES
Click on Genealogical Services to find information about  assistance offered by Friends volunteers.



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