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Upcoming Events at Mount Hope

Make a Difference Day

With almost 200 acres of land, Mount Hope is an active municipal cemetery that also serves as a park, arboretum and historic resource. Volunteers play a vital role in the maintenance of this special place and Make a Difference Day provides an excellent opportunity to make an impact in one day.

This year, Make a Difference Day is Saturday, Oct. 25. Volunteers will gather at Rochester’s historic Mount Hope Cemetery from 9 a.m. to noon to help clean and beautify this historic landmark and more volunteers are welcome.

  • Saturday, Oct. 25 9 a.m. to noon
  • Meet at the cemetery office at 1133 Mt. Hope Ave.
  • Gardening tools and gloves will be provided
  • Volunteers are encouraged to register in advance to ensure enough supplies are provided. Click here to register.

USA Weekend Make a Difference Day, started in 1992, is now the largest community service effort in the nation with over 3 million participants annually.

The Friends of Mount Hope Cemetery Tours:

Check out the 2014 tour season here

 Mount Hope Entrance   Mount-Hope-Cemetery10-28-26 

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