A Walk Through History in Mount Hope Cemetery

A Walk Through History in Mount Hope Cemetery

Thu, 03/14/2013 - 9:30pm - 10:30pm

Credit: WXXI

Mount Hope Cemetery is America's first municipal Victorian cemetery and the subject of WXXI’s latest documentary, A Walk Through History in Mount Hope Cemetery.

A Walk Through History in Mount Hope Cemetery spotlights the magnificent 196-acre piece of land, with its lofty hills and picturesque valleys, and features the mausoleums, Egyptian obelisks, Florentine cast-iron fountain, and the infinitely varied tombstones marking 350,000 graves. On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 9:30 p.m. WXXI-TV/HD tune in for this special documentary, shot in high definition, that shares the history behind the cemetery, the people buried there,  the symbolism behind the monuments, and much more. 

Check out the trailer:

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