1133 Mount Hope Avenue, Rochester, New York | Officially Marked Monument
Frederick Douglass was interred in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester’s premier memorial park, in 1895. The grave can be found in Section T, Plot 26; a helpful marker guides visitors from the cemetery’s internal thoroughfare, Fifth Avenue.
Douglass’s grave and that of his fellow abolitionist, suffragist Susan B. Anthony, are the two most-visited sites in this picturesque Victorian cemetery.
The original memorial (top right) and the later memorial tablet (bottom right) mark the resting place of Frederick Douglass. Douglass's wife Helen reposes beneath the smaller stone at left.
Douglass's imposing memorial tablet.
Central memorial stone at the Frederick Douglass gravesite.
This marker guides visitors to the Douglass gravesite from Mount Hope Cemetery's Fifth Avenue.