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Volume 1, Number 1 (Winter 1981) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The Friends and the Willows
  • Quest
  • Mt. Hope Rededication Day
  • Remarks by Rowland Collins
  • Henry A. Ward, Pioneer of Science
  • Visitors
  • Mt. Hope Trees

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Volume 1, Number 2 (Spring 1981) (pdf format) (text format)

  • David Andrews
  • The Sartorial Cemetery
  • The Gazebo
  • The Association for Gravestone Studies
  • Trees, Plain and Fancy
  • George Washington Aldridge, The Big Fellow

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Volume 1, Number 3 (Summer 1981) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The Glorious Fourth
  • The Moorish Gazebo
  • Alexander Milliner (1760-1865) - George Washington's Drummer Boy
  • A Yew You Should See
  • Two Special Visitors

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Volume 1, Number 4; Volume 2, Number 1 (Fall 1981 - Winter 1982) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Barbara Rotundo to Lecture on Rural Cemeteries
  • Gazebo Restoration Under Way
  • And From Our Horticulturist...

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Volume 2, Number 2 (Spring 1982) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Gazebo Fund
  • Spring Wild Flowers in Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • Deputy Director's Report
    • Sylvan Waters Clean-up
    • Landscaping
  • We Lose a Friend

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Volume 2, Number 3 (Summer 1982) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Grove Avenue and New Chapel Tour
  • The Third Annual Heritage Day
  • New Garb for the Old Gazebo
  • Trustees
  • "All in all, I'd Rather be in Philadephia"
  • Summer CETA Workers
  • Tulip Tree
  • AGS Convention

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Volume 3, Number 1 (Spring 1983) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The Gazebo Restored
  • The Wall
  • Warming Hut
  • Endowment Fund
  • Annual Meeting, December 1982
  • The Fountain, A Sesqui-Centennial Gift?
  • John Harry Stedman
    Inventor and Beloved Citizen

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Volume 3, Numbers 2 and 3 (Summer/Fall 1983) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Annual Meeting and Heritage Day
  • Mount Hope's Features are Featured
  • Major Projects and Face-Lifts
  • The Cemetery Blossoms
  • City Hall Exhibit of Photographs
  • A Departure and New Arrival
  • Memorial Day Observed

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Volume 3, Number 4 (Winter 1983-1984) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Annual Meeting and Election of Officers
  • Vandals Sentenced to Help Cemetery
  • Sylvan Waters
  • Warming Hut
  • Volunteers Needed
  • More Projects and Face-Lifts
  • Another Cemetery of Interest
  • Gideon Cobb - Pioneer

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Volume 4, Number 1 (Spring 1984) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Sesquicentennial at Mt. Hope
  • Cemetery Projects
  • Sesquicentennial Gardens
  • New Treasurer
  • Mt. Hope on TV
  • Life Members Honored
  • Warner Buildings in Mt. Hope
  • Gravestone Repairs
  • Gravstone and Graveyard Reservation and Preservation
  • Pioneer Cemeteries of the Rochester Area

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Volume 5, Number 1 (Spring 1985) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Fountain Restoration
  • House and Garden Tour
  • Alma Burner Creek
  • Charlotte Genesee Lighthouse
  • Monument Uncovered
  • Annual Meeting
  • Geological Mt. Hope
  • Arbor Day at Mt. Hope

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Volume 5, Number 2 (Fall 1985) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Restoration of the Florentine Fountain
  • Annual Meeting
  • House and Garden Tour
  • An Appreciation
  • Cemetery News
  • Lewis Henry Morgan
  • Types of Monuments in Mt. Hope

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Volume 6, Number 1 (Spring 1986) (pdf format) (text format)

  • John C. Clark III Honored
  • Gravestone Studies
  • Remember Me!
  • Mt. Hope Trivia Quiz
  • Bragdon Monuments in Mt. Hope
  • Etymology, Anyone?
  • Annual Meeting

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Volume 6, Number 2 (Fall 1986) (pdf format) (text format)

  • President's Corner
  • Early Rochester Burying-Grounds
  • Mt. Hope Trivia Quiz
  • The Celtic Cross
  • The Language of Flowers
  • Epitaphs of Mt. Hope Cemetery

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Volume 6, Number 3 (Winter 1987) (pdf format) (text format)

  • President's Corner
  • Epitaphs of Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • Dr. Rush Rhees
  • Col. Pond's Stelae
  • Collins Gift

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Volume 7, Number 1 (Sping - Summer 1987) (pdf format) (text format)

  • "The Cemetery Connection"
  • Out of the Mouth of Babes
  • The Marlatts - Turn-of-the-Century Rochester Artists
  • President's Corner

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Volume 7, Number 2 (Fall 1987) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The Docile Contender of the Finger Lakes
  • Century-Old Sculpture Unveiled
  • Mt. Hope Prose

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Volume 8, Number 1 (Spring 1988) (pdf format) (text format)

  • President's Corner
  • White Bronze Monuments
  • Association for Gravestone Studies
  • Charles Mulford Robinson

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Volume 8, Number 2 (Summer 1988) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Praise for Our Gardens
  • The Oak Hill Follies
  • To Our Present Membership
  • Historic Cemetery Celebrates "Sesqui"! - Mt. Hope Heritage Day, October 2

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Volume 9, Number 1 (Winter 1989) (pdf format) (text format)

  • "Sleeper's City"
  • Annual Meeting
  • Dr. Hartwell Carver (1789-1875)

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Volume 9, Number 2 (Spring 1989) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Adopt-a-Plot
  • Oscar F. Williams (1843-1909)
  • Silent Sentinels

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Volume 9, Number 3 (Summer 1989) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Symbolism in Mt. Hope
  • Epitaphs Found in Mt. Hope
  • Hervey Ely - Prominent Pioneer

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Volume 9, Number 4 (Fall 1989) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Taking to Higher Ground...and What an Eerie Sight!
  • Franciszek Salezy Wolowski
  • Symbolism in Mt. Hope
  • Epitaphs Found in Mt. Hope
  • A Special Night for Members
  • Gazebo Needs Repairs

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Volume 10, Number 1 (Winter 1990) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Annual Meeting
  • Material Wanted for Archives
  • Born on this Site
  • Gatehouse Restoration
  • Symbolism in Mt. Hope

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Volume 10, Number 2 (Spring 1990) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Symbolism in Mt. Hope
  • Walk for Multiple Sclerosis
  • Civil War Statue
  • Annual Conference
  • First Interment

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Volume 10, Number 3 (Summer 1990) (pdf format) (text format)

  • A Special Event
  • Samuel D. Porter (1808-1881)
  • Symbolism in Mt. Hope
  • A Picnic and a Tour of Mt. Hope

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Volume 10, Number 4 (Fall 1990) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Firemen's Monument
  • Two Pioneer Cemeteries - Mt. Hope's Former Neighbors
  • Mt. Hope's Gardens
  • Symbolism in Mt. Hope

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Volume 11, Number 1 (Winter 1991) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Another Special Tour
  • Annual Meeting
  • James Douglas Reid (1819-1901)
  • National Gravestones Studies Conference
  • Symbolism in Mt. Hope

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Volume 11, Number 2 (Spring 1991) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Ice Storm Damage to Mt. Hope
  • Captain William N. Hall
  • Henry S. Potter: The Potter Monument
  • Nicola Cantalamessa-Papotti (1833-1910)

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Volume 11, Number 3 (Summer 1991) (pdf format) (text format)

  • A Gifted Photographer Looks at Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • The Creative Mind Behind the Mount Hope Cemetery Photographs
  • You are Invited

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Volume 11, Number 4 (Fall 1991) (pdf format) (text format)

  • A Thank You
  • Special Events
  • Silas Cornell (1789-1864): A Prominent Quaker in Early Rochester
  • A Letter to the Editor

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Volume 12, Number 1 (Winter 1992) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Legacy of the Civil War: The Story of Medal of Honor Winner Warren Carman
  • Emelene Abbey Dunn (1859-1929)

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Volume 12, Number 2 (Spring 1992) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Young Awakening in a Cemetery
  • Sallie Holley (1818-1893)
  • Symbolism in Mount Hope

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Volume 12, Number 3 (Summer 1992) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The Architecture of Mount Hope Mausoleums
  • Municipal Tree Conference

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Volume 12, Number 4 (Fall 1992) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Refurbishing the Gazebo
  • A Civil War Remembrance of Breveted Brigadier General Harrison Stiles Fairchild
  • Rochester Inventors Tour

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Volume 13, Number 1 (Winter 1993) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The D.A.R./S.A.R Plot and Its Monument
  • Margaret and Henry
  • William B. Stuber Memorial Window
  • Association for Gravestone Studies Annual Conference

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Volume 13, Number 2 (Spring 1993) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Landmark Society and Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery to Stage Major House and Garden Tour
  • Friends of Mout Hope Plan Special Activities for House Tour
  • Rare Chance to See Beautiful Landmark Houses

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Volume 13, Number 3 (Summer 1993) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The Cemetery
  • Epitaphs Found In Mt. Hope
  • The Old Chapel and its Architects: Henry Searle (1809-1892) and Henry Robinson Searle (1836-1882)
  • The North Gatehouse

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Volume 13, Number 4 (Fall 1993) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Mount Hope Cemetery Subject of New Coffee-Table Book
  • Grove S. Gilbert (1805-1885)
  • Annual Meeting

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Volume 14, Number 1 (Winter 1994) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Mount Hope Cemetery Receives Proper Publishing Recognition
  • Election of Trustees and Officers
  • AGS Conference

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Volume 14, Number 2 (Spring 1994) (pdf format) (text format)

  • More Gatehouse Renovations
  • Adopt-a-Plot
  • Epitaphs Found in Mt. Hope
  • A Water Supply for Mt. Hope
  • Poem: Directive

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Volume 14, Number 3 (Summer 1994) (pdf format) (text format)

  • A Reminder
  • The Horticultural Tour
  • An Unsung Anthony

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Volume 14, Number 4 (Fall 1994) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Boy Scouts Lend a Hand
  • Civil War Plot
  • Lucretia Miller Lee: A Pioneer Woman

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Volume 15, Number 1 (Winter 1995) (pdf format) (text format)

  • In Memoriam: Richard G. Brown
  • Mt. Hope's Institutional Plots
  • Something New
  • Women's History Month
  • Annual Meeting

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Volume 15, Number 2 (Spring 1995) (pdf format) (text format)

  • A sign of Spring: Gardeners at Work
  • Benches Repaired
  • Rochester Makes Baseball History With the Demon Pitcher, Richard Willis
  • Cemetery Events

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Volume 15, Number 3 (Summer 1995) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The Back Forty
  • Frederick Douglass Gravesite
  • Rochester's Baroness: Katharine Evans von Klenner

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Volume 15, Number 4 (Fall 1995) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The Kidd Family and Monument
  • Rudolph von Klenner: a Baron Turned Commoner
  • Cemetery Happenings

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Volume 16, Number 1-2 (Winter/Spring 1996) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Special Tour of Notable and Interesting Women at Mount Hope Cemetery on April 28
  • Join the Crowd: Adopt-a-Plot
  • Mt. Hope Chapel May Receive Facelift
  • J. Foster Warner, Architect
  • E. Clinton Wolcott: Saving an Historic Rochester Financial Institution

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Volume 16, Number 3 (Summer 1996) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Another Trio of Special Tours, Even Better Than Before
  • Building on Betty's Big Accomplishment: A Better Newsletter
  • Special Offer on Coffee-Table Book: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo History Preserved
  • Long Distance Connection: Susan B. Anthony and Emmeline Pankhurst
  • Mount Hope Cemetery: A 196-Acre Classroom
  • At Mount Hope, Shop Til You Drop (Some Money, That Is)

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Volume 16, Number 4 (Fall 1996) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Major Monument Restoration in Mount Hope
  • Mount Hope: New Home for Bluebirds?
  • Cemetery Manager Retires; Inspired Leader Improved Mount Hope
  • Children of a Legend
  • Holiday Shopping at Mt. Hope
  • Planning Meeting Focuses On Our Future

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Volume 17, Number 1 (Winter 1997) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Boston Shorty AKA Morton Goldberg (1916-1996) One of the Greatest Pool Players
  • How Minnesota Fats Got His Name
  • Time to Book Elinor Klein and Her Very Popular Show
  • The Man Who Invented the Five-Day Work Week
  • Homes for Bluebirds in Mount Hope Cemetery Coming in the Spring

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Volume 17, Number 2 (Spring 1997) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Houses for Rent Free to Bluebirds, No Sparrows Need Apply
  • How to Double Your Contribution
  • Fletcher Steele (1885-1971) One of the Great Landscape Architects
  • Special Theme Tours: Free for Members
  • Free Sunday Tours
  • Announcing the Mount Hope Cemetery Photography Contest

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Volume 17, Number 3 (Summer 1997) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Vulnerable Sculpture Project Complete
  • 19th Century Jewish Leader Speaks About Mount Hope in 1860
  • More Large Monuments Uprighted
  • Chapel Chandeliers Restored
  • A Pair of Special Fall Tours
  • Double Exposure: Local Artists Works in MAG; Related Art in Mount Hope
  • Proposed Sites for October 4 Tour of Mount Hope Cemetery

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Volume 17, Number 4 (Fall 1997) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The Megiddos Wait in Mount Hope for the Prophet Elijah
  • Mount Hope Cemetery Photo Contest Gala Opening: November 7. Don't Miss It.

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Volume 18, Number 1 (Winter 1998) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Photography Contest A Big Success
  • In Remembrance of Marjorie A. Ewell
  • A New Cemetery Manager With Bold Plans
  • Twelve Hundred Monuments Uprighted, and Counting
  • Charles Paul Gruppe, Painter (1860-1940)
  • How Mount Hope Cemetery Got Its Name
  • Interior of the Megiddo Church at Thurston Road and Sawyer Street

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Volume 18, Number 2 (Spring 1998) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Rochesterian Drowned in Titanic Sinking
  • Rochester Remembers the Civil War With Cannon, Sculpture, and 399 Tombstones
  • Committees That Do the Friends' Work
  • We're Trying For Bluebirds Again
  • Our Treasured Founder and Trustee, W. Stephen Thomas, Now in His 88th Year
  • Sunday Tours Start May 3
  • Special Theme Tours: A Membership Bonus

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Volume 18, Number 3 (Summer 1998) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Women's Rights: The Mount Hope Connection
  • Volunteers Needed to Present Slide/Tape Program
  • Helen Ellwanger, Preservationist
  • New Tour Guides Receive Training
  • Friends of Mount Hope Introduce New T-Shirt
  • Gatehouse Receptionist Wanted

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Volume 18, Number 4 (Fall 1998) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The Woodmen Societies and Their Presence in Mount Hope Cemetery
  • How the Killick Family Faced Cholera
  • John V. (Jack) McKinney (1921-1998): A Personal Remembrance

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Volume 19, Number 1 (Winter 1999) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Mount Hope Cemetery Celebrates 160 Years
  • Lars Larson: Leader of First Norwegian Emigration to America
  • Lillian D. Wald (1867-1940) Founder of the United States Visiting Nursing Service
  • Dick Miller's Painted Posts

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Volume 19, Number 2 (Spring 1999) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The Heinous High Falls Murder
  • Reading for a Wake
  • Gertrude Herdle Moore: Longtime Director of the Memorial Art Gallery
  • Regular Sunday Tours Resume; Special Tours for 1999 Announced

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Volume 19, Number 3 (Summer 1999) (pdf format) (text format)

  • High Drama in Mount Hope
  • Oliver Culver (1778-1867): A Rochester Pioneer
  • Kodak Volunteers Clean Up Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • Note From the President
  • In Mount Hope Cemetery
  • First Wedding in Mount Hope Cemetery

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Volume 19, Number 4 (Fall 1999) (pdf format) (text format)

  • A Rochester Invention: The First Machine Gun
  • The Civil War Relived in Mount Hope
  • Plant Sale Bonanza
  • RMSC Players Stage Nine Performances of Cemetery Drama

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Volume 20, Number 1 (Winter 2000) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery Celebrate 20 Years of Progress
  • William S. Kimball: Inventor, Master Marketer and Civic Leader
  • Heritage Foundation Formed for Mount Hope
  • Two Cemetery Buildings Prepared for Future Roles

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Volume 20, Number 2 (Spring 2000) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The Tragic Death of Henry Lee Selden
  • Rochester's Speaking Stones
  • Edwin Scrantom Writes a Letter That is Opened 127 Years Later
  • A Festival of Special Theme Tours From June to October
  • Guide Training Program
  • RMSC Players Return with Drama in Mount Hope

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Volume 20, Number 3 (Summer 2000) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Mount Hope Cemetery Gardens
  • Alphonse Kolb, Renowned Sculptor

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Volume 20, Number 4 (Fall 2000) (pdf format) (text format)

  • "I'm Staying Here All Night." The Vigil of Marcena Ricker, M.D., Susan B. Anthony's Doctor
  • Rochester Mayor Visits Edwin Scrantom (1803-1880) in Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Colonel Nathan Patchen Pond: Civil War Commander/Rochester Printing Company Founder
  • Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery Celebrate 20-Year Anniversary

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Volume 21, Number 1 (Winter 2001) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Gideon Cobb (1791-1864): Early Rochester Pioneer, Brickmaker, and Developer of Monroe Avenue
  • George Henry Harris (1843-1893) Rochester's Henry David Thoreau (Part 1)
  • Edwin, Clara and the Strasenburgh Planetarium: A Personal Recollection
  • Ravine Avenue Restored By Volunteers
  • Take A Look At Our New Website

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Volume 21, Number 2 (Spring 2001) (pdf format) (text format)

  • George Henry Harris (1843-1893) Rochester's Henry David Thoreau (Part 2)
  • A Eulogy for Private Henry Clay Carr
  • Death of a Soldier: Charles D. Howell (d. 1862)
  • Automobiles Begin Driving on Mount Hope Cemetery Roads
  • Special Theme Tours for 2001

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Volume 21, Number 3 (Summer 2001) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The Hollister Family
  • Sidney Hall, Expert Boilermaker, Killed in Bartholomay Brewery Boiler Explosion
  • Special Showing of Mount Hope Exhibit at University of Rochester
  • Kodakers Spruce Up Mount Hope on "Day of Caring"
  • If You Like Mount Hope Cemetery, Join Us

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Volume 21, Number 4 (Fall 2001) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The Man Who Brought Frank Lloyd Wright to Rochester
  • "Blessed the Ties That Bind": The University of Rochester Section in Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • Symbols in Mount Hope Cemetery

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Volume 22, Number 1 (Winter 2002) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Frank Gillespie: Bringing Mt. Hope Cemetery into the 21st Century
  • Ely and Lulu McAllaster Buell, Colorful Personalities
  • Friends Founder, W. Stephen Thomas, Dies at Age 92

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Volume 22, Number 2 (Spring 2002) (pdf format) (text format)

  • The Averys and the Stantons, Family Ties That Bind
  • Special Theme Tours Announced, one Saturday Each Summer Month
  • Letter from the President
  • Five Higgins Children: "We Loved Them."
  • Do You Want to Adopt-a-Plot?
  • Moving to a New Address? Don't Leave the Epitaph Behind
  • Past Issues of the Epitaph Now on New Website
  • If You Like What You Read in This Newsletter...

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Volume 22, Number 3(Summer 2002) (pdf format) (text format)

  • Beware of the Water: Sidney Joseph Lovecraft's Two Ordeals with Water
  • Microfilm Cemetery Records Now on Computer CDs
  • Shards
  • United Way Day of Caring at Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Friends Volunteer in Garden Center Plant Sale
  • Institutional Plot Maps in Mount Hope Are Redrawn by Volunteer

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Volume 22, Number 4 (Fall 2002) (pdf format)

  • William Warfield (1920-2002): Renowned Baritone and America's Musical Ambassador
  • A New Book Celebrates the Treasures in Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Civil War Tour a Great Union Victory
  • High Drama in Mount Hope Cemetery
  • TLC Properly Attributed

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Volume 22 [23], Number 1 (Winter 2003) (pdf format)

  • The Legacy of Harriet Bentley (1885-1918), Founder of the Harley School
  • Paul Malczewski (1962-2002): Tour Guide and Friends Trustee
  • Misguided Scavenger Hunt

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Volume 22 [23], Number 2 (Summer 2003) (pdf format)

  • Two Major Exhibits at Mount Hope Cemetery Gatehouse
  • Death at Sea: The McCraken Family and Their Losses Aboard Steamship Arctic
  • President's Report, 2002
  • Engraved Memory

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Volume 22 [23], Number 3 (Summer 2003) (pdf format)

  • Mt. Hope's Other Weary Pilgrim: Louis Lewisson Monument
  • Historic Gravesite Discovery by Jean Czerkas
  • Rosetta Douglass Sprague (1839-1906)
  • Molded Metal Markers in Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Reenactment of Frederick Douglass Funeral
  • Theater in Mount Hope: RMSC Players Schedule Shows
  • Special Tours Free to Members

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Volume 22 [23], Number 4 (Fall 2003) (pdf format)

  • Mount Hope Gardeners Win Top Award
  • The Wray Family in Mount Hope Cemetery
  • New Members of the Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Civil War Tour Another Success for Union Forces
  • New York State Grant Pays for Restoration of Two Significant Monuments
  • Mount Hope: Then and Now
  • New Book Published on Rochester's Megiddo Mission

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Volume 23 [24], Number 1 (Winter 2004) (pdf format)

  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Geology of Mount Hope Cemetery
    • Pleistocene Geology
    • Pinnacle Range Geology
    • Geology of Mount Hope Cemetery

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Volume 23 [24], Number 2 (Spring 2004)(pdf format)

  • Descendant's Day: A Very Special Event in Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Susan B. Anthony's Family, Friends and Neighbors in Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Mount Hope Sunset: A Poem
  • Dr. Joseph C. A. De Neve, Surgeon to Napoleon, Was Present at Napoleon's Surrender
  • Volunteers Needed
  • Civil War Monument Restored
  • Lorenzo Hill's Last Journey
  • The Peripatetic Life of Blanche Stuart Scott
  • Mt. Hope Cemetery: Then and Now
  • Thomas Hastings: "Composer of Rock of Ages"

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Volume 23 [24], Number 3 (Summer 2004)(pdf format)

  • A Day in Mount Hope
  • Descendant's Day: A Very Special Event in Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Letters to the Editor: Descendant's Day
  • "Stories in Stone" Makes its Debut
  • Mount Hope Cemetery: Then and Now
  • Kudos to Keith, Valued Volunteer

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Volume 23 [24], Number 4 (Fall 2004) (pdf format)

  • Mount Hope Cemetery As a Museum of History
  • Our Child, Edwin
  • First Registered Nurse in New York Honored
  • Letters to the Editor
  • A Wonderful Gift for a Cemetery Fan
  • Trustees of the Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery
  • New Members of the Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery

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Volume 24 [25], Number 1 (Winter 2005)(pdf format)

  • Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery Celebrate 25th Anniversary: Part One: The Beginning
  • Rochester Orphan Asylum Fire
  • Henry S. Hebard, Monument Maker
  • Report from the Howard Hughes Gravesite

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Volume 25, Number 2 (Spring 2005)(pdf format)

  • Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery Celebrate 25th Anniversary: Part Two: The Gazebo Project and More
  • The Tragic Story of Donald Mann
  • John Church and his Father, Mother, and Sister in their Eccentric Plot
  • Mark September 17 on Your Calendar for Friends 25th Anniversary Victorian Picnic

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Volume 25, Number 3 (Summer 2005) (pdf format)

  • Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery Celebrate 25th Anniversary: Part Three: The Friends Organization Grows in Sophistication
  • Friends of Mount Hope Travel to Buffalo
  • Join Us for a Gala Victorian Picnic

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Volume 25, Number 4 (Fall 2005) (pdf format)

  • Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery Celebrate 25th Anniversary: Part Four: The Last Decade; The Friends Diversify
  • Friends of Mount Hope Stage a 25th-Anniversary Gala Victorian Picnic
  • Contest Winners for Adopt-A-Plot Gardens
  • Edward W. Merrill (1843-1915) First Market Master of the Rochester Public Market

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Volume 26, Number 1 (Winter 2006) (pdf format)

  • Lucy Read Anthony and Daniel Anthony
  • The Sweet Sixteen: Ladies Arrested for Voting with Susan B. Anthony
  • Symbolism on Pre-Need Gravestones
  • The Funeral of Susan B. Anthony
  • Membership Matters
  • Anthony Funeral and Cremation Chapels: A Sponsor of the Friends Silver Anniversary Picnic

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Volume 26, Number 2 (Spring 2006) (pdf format)

  • Join Us on a Trip to Mt. Albion
  • 2006 Season Begins with Special Susan B. Anthony Tour
  • Now, Free Tours Every Saturday and Sunday
  • Success of an Orphan: The Beginnings of Rochester's Clothing Industry
  • Zinc (White Bronze) Grave Marker Class
  • Mount Hope Cemetery Spring Wildflowers in 1838
  • 2006 Saturday Theme Tours

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Volume 26, Number 3 (Summer 2006) (pdf format)

  • Henry A. Ward and the Midas Mining Company, Montana Territory, 1865-1869
  • The Midas Mill as Described by the Montana Post, November 16, 1867
  • Buying the Book
  • The Fiery Death of Thomas Rathbun
  • Special Saturday Theme Tours

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Volume 26, Number 4 (Fall 2006) (pdf format)

  • City Staff Repairs Florentine Fountain
  • Historic Event in Mount Hope: Record Crowd Attends Artists Tour
  • Van Vechten Family Touchstones

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Volume 27, Number 1 (Winter 2007) (pdf format)

  • Lyman B. Langworthy (1787-1880): The Man Who Named Mount Hope Cemetery?
  • Our First Ever Luminaria Tour
  • Walter H. Hubbell (1850-1932) Prominent Rochesterian, First Eastman Kodak Counsel, and Christian Gentleman

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Volume 27, Number 2 (Spring 2007) (pdf format)

  • Rochester's Atomic Legacy: Robert and Ruth Marshak --A Couple United Through Science
  • John Allen, 11th Mayor of Rochester, 1844
  • In Memory of Tish McKinney (1916-2007)
  • A Full Season of Great Mount Hope Cemetery Tours
  • The Murder of William Lyman
  • Another Mount Hope Monument by Tiffany Studio, New York City

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Volume 27, Number 3 (Summer 2007) (pdf format)

  • The Strong Family of Rochester, New York
  • Engaging Tour Celebrates Jewish Roots in Rochester
  • Prominent Ukrainians Buried in Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Letitia McKinney Eulogized at Friends Annual Meeting
  • New Tree Replaces Falled Fernleaf Beech

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Volume 27, Number 4 (Fall 2007) (pdf format)

  • Sarah Adamson Dolley (1829-1909): First Female American Doctor, Leader of Social Change
  • The Rau Mausoleum Restoration: Your Membership Dollars at Work

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Volume 28, Number 1 (Winter 2008) (pdf format)

  • Thillman P.J. Fabry (1857-1926): Wood and Plaster Sculptor
  • The Old Chapel/Crematory
  • Cemetery Bluebird Trail Report

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Volume 28, Number 2 (Spring 2008) ( pdf format)

  • Samuel L. Lattimore (1828-1913)
  • Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery 2008 Tour Season
  • Friends Field Trips: A Review of Syracuse 2007
  • An Unclaimed Jewel: Age 28 and Holding

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Volume 28, Number 3 (Summer 2008) ( pdf format)

  • Why the "Florentine" Fountain?
  • The Wilbur-Coon Family
  • Gatehouse Slate Roof Replaced, After 134 Years

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Volume 28, Number 4 (Fall 2008) ( pdf format)

  • The Story of the Founding of Wagner College in Rochester
  • Minnie Snyder Buff's Ceramic Gravestone
  • Hyman and Jeannette Komesar's Gravestone
  • Screech Owls at Mount Hope

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Volume 29, Number 1 (Winter 2009 ) (pdf format)

  • The Origin of the Rose Quartz Monument
  • Wiliam T. Clarke (1859-1930) Photographer of 19th Century Pennsylvania Lumber Camps
  • Wagner College Honors Founder, Johann Georg Wagner
  • A Walk in Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Bluebird Report for 2008
  • Mount Hope Becomes a Certified Wildlife Habitat

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Volume 29, Number 2 (Spring 2009) (pdf format)

  • Mount Hope Cemetery Cultural Landscape Report and Tree Inventory/Management Plan Completed
  • Henry Brewster Palmer (1887-1917): Rochester's Original Fly Boy
  • Digitizing the Plot Books

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Volume 29, Number 3 (Summer 2009) (pdf format)

  • The Wile Family: Pioneers in the Clothing Industry
  • Volunteers Clear Foliage at Lewis Henry Morgan Mausoleum

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Volume 29, Number 4 (Fall 2009) ( pdf format)

  • 22 Norwegians Trace Route of First Norwegian Immigrants
  • Peter Palmer and Sons, Fireworks Masters
  • John Sleight DuBois

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Volume 30, Number 1 (Winter 2010) ( pdf format)

  • Lieut. John B. Snyder Receives His Military Headstone 108 Years Late
  • Lecture Series at Public Library open to the Public
  • The Seven Piers at the South Entrance to Mt. Hope Cemetery
  • Flying Squirrel Found in Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Winter Tours of Mount Hope Offer Escape From Cabin Fever

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Volume 30, Number 2 (Spring 2010) ( pdf format)

  • Federal Grant Will Restore Mount Hope Cemetery Entrance
  • An Outstanding List of Theme Tours for 2010
  • Our Ugly Wall Project is Launched
  • Saving America's Treasures Week, April 5- April 9
  • Leaaded Glass Window in Old Chapel Removed for Safe Storage

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Volume 30, Number 3 (Summer 2010) ( pdf format)

  • Friends of Mt. Hope Collaborate with World of Inquiry School #58
  • City Reorganization Moves Cemetery Administration to Environmental Services
  • Ugly Wall Project Continues with Success

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Volume 30, Number 4 (Fall 2010) ( pdf format)

  • The Mushrooms of Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Ugly Wall Update
  • New Membership Levels for Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Epitaph Newsletter Available by E-mail
  • Friends of Mount Hope Publish New Book
  • Friends of Mount Hope Sponsor Essay Contest

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Volume 31, Number 1 (Winter 2011) ( pdf format)

  • May Fielding, the White Slave Girl
  • Journey to Japan: William Bemis Draper and the Telegraph
  • Winter Tours Offer Brisk Walks in Clean Air, Fascinating Sights, and Interesting Stories

 


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Volume 31, Number 2 (Spring 2011) ( pdf format)

 

  • Jacob Hiram Meyers, Brilliant Inventor of the Voting Machine
  • Friends of Mount Hope Annual Meeting
  • Beverly Waugh Jones: Lesson in Political Courage
  • New Crematory in Mount Hope

 


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Volume 31, Number 3 (Summer 2011) ( pdf format)

 

  • John Harry Stedman: His Busy Life and Weird Inventions
  • Major Renovations at Mount Hope Cemetery's North Entrance Near Completion
  • Sales Soar for New Underground Railroad Book
  • Historic Mount Hope Streetcar

 


Volume 31, Number 4 (Fall 2011) ( pdf format)

 

  • The Spanish-American War and Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Mount Hope Cemetery North Entrance Area Renovation Update
  • Stained-glass Windows repaired on 1912 Chapel
  • Fashion Photography in Mount Hope Cemetery

 


Volume 32, Number 1 (Winter 2012) ( pdf format)

 

  • LEonard Henkle (1834-1904): Extraordinary Inventor
  • Thanks to Ugly Wall Contributors
  • Frank Gillespie (1936-2012), Special Friend of Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Thanks to Contributors to Fitch Mausoleum Repair

 


Volume 32, Number 2 (Spring 2012) ( pdf format)

 

  • New Book from the Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery Announce an Exciting Diverse 2012 Tour Season
  • Percussion ROchester Honors Alexander Millener, Drummer Boy for General George Washington
  • Highlights from Our Annual meeting, April 17
  • Marilyn NOlte Wins ESL Jefferson Awards

 


Volume 32, Number 3 (Summer 2012) ( pdf format)

 

  • Florentine Fountain Restored and Painted
  • Annual Plant Sale Yields $531 for Friends
  • Friends Investmenet Funds Now Managed by Rochester Area Community Foundation
  • Guided Waking Tours of Mount Hope Cemetery Every Saturday and Sunday
  • City of Rochester Announces New Volunteer Program
  • Friends Receive Farash Grant
  • Friends Seek Grant to Develop a Tree Maagement Plan for Mount Hope Cemteery

 


Volume 32, Number 4 (Fall 2012) ( pdf format)

 

  • Mount Hope and Buffalo Bill Cody
  • The Revolutionary War Tour: A Dramatic and Musical Adventure
  • Torch Light Tours Reveal Sinister and Weird Stories of Mount Hope Permanent Residents

 


Volume 33, Number 1 (Winter 2013) ( pdf format)

 

  • Emily SIbley Watson, Founder of the Memorial Art Gallery
  • Friends Receive Grant for Tree Management Plan
  • Friends Receive $721.40 From ROC the Day
  • The Dove

 


Volume 33, Number 2 (Spring 2013) ( pdf format)

 

  • Leighton Bridge & Iron Works
  • Annual Meeting Highlights
  • Take a Cemetery Tour or Two This Summer

 


Volume 33, Number 3 (Summer 2013) ( pdf format)

 

  • 175th Anniversary Issue: Timeline
  • The Reverend Algernon Crapsey: Rochester's Heretic
  • Sales Soar for New Underground Railroad Book
  • Mount Hope Celebrates 175 Years (1838-2013)

Volume 34, Number 1 (Winter 2014) ( pdf format)

  • Ray Hylan--Aviation Pioneer
  • Arsonist Burns Frederick Douglass House and Barn, June 3, 1872
  • Comments
  • Why does DeWitt Clinton Get All the Credit for the Erie Canal?

Volume 34, Number 2 (Spring 2014) ( pdf format)

  • A Cornucopia of Summer Walking Tours
  • Meet the Theme Tour Guides

Volume 34, Number 3 (Summer 2014) ( pdf format)

  • Seth Green: Founder of the Fish Hatchery

Volume 34, Number 4 (Fall 2014) (pdf format)

  • Notable Germans in Early Rochester
  • German Poet Honored in Schiller Park
  • Boomtown Brothers' Bearded Beach Bash Raises Money for Friends of Mount Hope

Volume 35, Number 1 (Winter 2015) (pdf format)

  • George Ellwanger: A Man of Horticulture. A Man of Heart

Volume 35, Number 2 (Spring 2015) (pdf format)

  • Take a Cemetery Tour This Summer
  • 2015 Theme Tours
  • Charles Force Hutchison: Eastman Kodak Scientist and University of Rochester Philanthropist

Volume 35, Number 3 (Summer/Fall 2015) (pdf format)

  • Path Through History
  • Scot Souls Find a Home in Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Recent Improvements in Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Major Achievements of 2015
  • Splendid Plans for 2016
  • A Visionary Rochester Police Officer: The William M. Lindner Story
  • Carlo, Recently Restored, Takes a Truck Ride

Volume 36, Number 1 (Winter 2016) (pdf format)

  • Major Restoration of Civil War Monument

Volume 36, Number 2 (Spring 2016) (pdf format)

  • Mount Hope Cemetery Welcomes Impressive New Glazer Memorial
  • Morris Seligman Family and the University of Rochester
  • 2016 Theme Tours; 2016 Guided Walking Tours
  • Meneely Bell Company, Troy New York

Volume 36, Number 3 (Fall 2016) (pdf format)

  • Thomas W. Boyde, Jr.: Rochester's First Black Architect and his Decorative Masterpiece, Monroe Community Hospital
  • Path Through History Event at Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Knowles Family Plot Restored in Mount Hope
  • Friends Fundraiser Tops $7000 with 124 Participants
  • Sylvan Waters Gets a Rehab

Volume 37, Number 1 (Winter 2017) 

Volume 37, Number 2 (Spring 2017) 

Volume 37, Number 3 (Summer 2017) 

Volume 37, Number 4 (Fall 2017) (pdf format)

  • Myron Holley: Portrait Sculpture Completed
  • Mount Hope Cemetery Now Listed in the National Register of Historic Places
  • Scottish Souls remembered in Mount Hope
  • Two Famous Sculptures Cleaned and Preserved
  • Gazebo Restoration Nearly Finished

Volume 38, Number 1 (Winter 2018) (pdf format)

  • A Major New Book from the Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Ron Richardson's Flying Camera
  • Donald S. Hall
  • Lewis Henry Morgan: A Mile in his Footsteps (Part One)

Volume 38, Number 2 (Spring 2018) (pdf format)

  • Lewis Henry Morgan: A Mile in his Footsteps (Part Two)
  • Marilyn Nolte Retires from FOMH Presidency
  • New Officers of The Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery

Volume 38, Number 3 (Summer 2018) (pdf format)

  • Rochester's Greatest Seed Empire: The Crosman Brothers Company
  • Lewis Henry Morgan: A Mile in his Footsteps (Part Three)

Volume 38, Number 4 (Winter 2018) (pdf format)

  • Lewis Henry Morgan & the Pundit Club (Part Four)
  • Photo Walkers Explore Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Beautiful Mount Hope Cemetery

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