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Finger Lakes

Mount Hope Cemetery

1133 Mount Hope Ave, Rochester, NY 14620

Phone: (585) 342-1516

An official Path Through History Site! Dedicated in 1838, Mount Hope is America’s first municipal Victorian cemetery and the final resting place of Susan B. Anthony and other suffrage leaders, as well as abolitionist Frederick Douglass. 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.