Mount Hope Cemetery

Address 1133 Mount Hope Ave
Rochester, NY 14620
Phone (585) 342-1516
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Hours Open year-round from dawn to dusk. Call or visit website for specially programmed tours and events.
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Dedicated in 1838 in Rochester, NY Mount Hope is America`s first municipal Victorian cemetery. The cemetery features 82 mausoleums, soaring Egyptian obelisks, winged angels of mercy, a Florentine cast-iron fountain, two stone chapels in Gothic Revival style, a Moorish gazebo, and infinitely varied tombstones marking 350,000 graves across 196 acres. Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony are among the notables buried there.

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  • Sites Dates Hours: Open year-round from dawn to dusk. Call or visit website for specially programmed tours and events.