Tombstone Tuesday – 4/14/09

This year is the 175th anniversary of the City of Rochester. The City is named for Nathaniel Rochester who was an early promoter of the small village. Nathaniel died three years before Rochester became a City. He and his family are buried at the top of lot R in Mt. Hope Cemetery in the City …

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Friends of Mt. Hope Cemetery

The Friends of Mt. Hope is a group founded in 1980 to preserve the cemetery and also to make improvements. They are giving free tours on Saturdays (at 2 PM) and Sundays (2 and 2:30PM) until October. If you haven’t taken the tour, you get to see a good portion of the cemetery, learn some …

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