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Susie King Taylor was an utterly remarkable woman, the first African American nurse during the Civil War who went on to be the only Black female to publish a memoir of her wartime experience. And that...

The Boston Seamen’s Port and Aid Society’s lot on Ocean Avenue in Mount Hope Cemetery is a tall, black granite monument crowned with an urn, it honors Rev. Edward T. Taylor. Taylor was arguably the...

Today's post is simply to honor and remember the more than 15,000 veterans who are buried at Mount Hope Cemetery on this Memorial Day.

One of the more unusual things you can find in Mount Hope Cemetery are the zinc markers — known to those who love them as "zinkies".

At the corner of Walnut Avenue and Crescent Avenue in Mount Hope Cemetery sits a granite sarcophagus-shaped monument with the epitaph: “The best part of the record of every man’s life is what he has...

April 5, 2022, is the Ching Ming Festival (known as Tomb-Sweeping Day in English), a day when people of Chinese descent visit the tombs of their ancestors to clean the gravesites.

This post in the Stories from Mount Hope blog brings us the story of a touch of Egypt in Roslindale.

March is Women’s History Month and so it is an ideal time to feature Sarah and Angelina Grimké, who really should be much better known than they are. These sisters were both pioneering abolitionists...

March 8th is the anniversary of the death of Rudolf Haffenreffer, a German-born brewer whose name still marks the area's skyline.

The landscape of Mount Hope Cemetery is dominated by the State Rock of Massachusetts, Roxbury Puddingstone. Learn more about this wonderful natural element.

One monument on Mt Hope Avenue commemorates the victims of a tragic event in Boston history, the fire at the Arcadia Hotel in 1913.

The second entry in the Stories from Mount Hope blog is an overview and quick history about this fascinating area of the City of Boston.

In the first post of our Stories of Mount Hope blog, we reveal the history of an unusual monument near Webster Avenue.

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