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The Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery offer general and special-theme guided walking tours throughout the year.


1PM Sundays:
January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12

Admission: $5 per person. Members and children under 16 (accompanied by an adult) free.
Meet: South Cemetery Entrance, opposite the Distillery restaurant
Tour Guide: Don Hall

Enjoy a 60- to 90-minute (depending on weather) guided walking tour on flat, paved roads. In addition to general information about the cemetery, the tour will include stops at the graves of George Washington's drummer boy; the man who inspired the character "Billy Pilgrim" in Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five; and James Vick, who developed Vick Park A and B off East Avenue.

Check back for the  schedule of general and theme tours that begin in May 2015.