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Mount Hope Famous Residents

Mount Hope is more than a cemetery. It’s where Rochester’s history is celebrated!

The final resting place of an eminent human rights leader, a tireless advocate for women’s rights, a media mogul, an influential landscape architect, an innovative poet, and tens of thousands of people who shaped Rochester’s past as well as that of the country. A partial list of its famous residents is provided below.

Pictures provided from the collection of the Rochester Public Library Local History & Genealogy Division.