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Mt Hope Cemetery
Lansing, Ingham County



The Mt Hope Cemetery is located in Lansing.  It is one of the three Lansing Municipal Cemeteries.  The office is located directly across the street from the Mt. Hope Cemetery at 1709 E. Mt. Hope, Lansing, MI  48910.  517-483-4303.

On April 3, 1871, the people of Lansing voted on a bond issue to purchase the land we know as Mt. Hope Cemetery. A special committee recommended the Miller Farm. The property was purchased from John and Rebecca Miller at a cost of $8,000.

On November 28, 1873, the Cemetery was officially named Mt. Hope Cemetery after a cemetery in New York from where many of the pioneers originally came. Mt. Hope Cemetery is comprised of approximately 82 acres.

There are many interesting and historical interments, monuments and special sites within Mt. Hope Cemetery. Among some of the most interesting are the R.E. Olds Mausoleum, the Spanish American and World War I Veteran Memorial and the Unknown Fireman Monument. Many of Lansing’s dignitaries are interred along the west side of Section F.

Mt. Hope Cemetery is easily recognizable by its famed white arch entrance way that leads visitors through the winding and hilly grounds with large and notable monuments and markers.

Terri Lindemann - from Cemetery Brochure

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Text & Description (Click this Link for Description, Photo Link for Image) Photo Link Date Submitter
Mt. Hope Cemetery Entrance Image 25K Mar 2006 Cheryl Mauer
Mt. Hope Cemetery Map Image 168K Sep 2005 Terri Vance
Mt. Hope Office Sign Image June 2005 Harold & Linda Saffron
Boys Vocational School Memorial Image 238K Sep 2008 Terri Vance
Fallen Heroes Monument July 7, 2008 Image 217K Mar 2009 Terri Vance
4 Side Of The Fallen Heroes Monument July 7, 2008 Image 89K Mar 2009 Terri Vance
Ulrey, Orion & Eva Dehn Image 194K Oct 2005 Terri Vance
Underhill Family Monument Image 215K Dec 2005 Terri Vance
Underhill, Clara Image 236K Dec 2005 Terri Vance
Underhill, Fred Image 243K Dec 2005 Terri Vance
Unknown, A. S. Image 173K Jun 2006 Terri Vance
Unknown, Baby Image 166K Jun 2006 Terri Vance
Unknown, Bertha Image 240K Apr 2006 Terri Vance
Unknown, Charles Image 233K Feb 2008 Terri Vance
Unknown, Charles Image 250K Apr 2008 Terri Vance
Unknown, Egbert Image 226K Feb 2008 Terri Vance
Unknown, Emma Image 177K Jun 2006 Terri Vance
Unknown, Emmet C. Image 178K Oct 2008 Terri Vance
Unknown, Edna Image 281K Oct 2008 Terri Vance
Unkown, Five Unidentified Victims Of Hotel Kerns Fire Image 248K Sep 2008 Terri Vance
Unknown, George E. Image 248K Oct 2008 Terri Vance
Unknown, Howard H. Image 178K Oct 2008 Terri Vance
Unknown, Lawrence Image 240K Feb 2008 Terri Vance
Unknown, May Image 186K Jun 2006 Terri Vance
Unknown, Mother Image 177K Jun 2006 Terri Vance
Updyke, Charles Image 209K Feb 2009 Terri Vance
Upham, Allen H. Image 232K Apr 2008 Terri Vance
Upner, Charles C. Image 163K Nov 2008 Terri Vance
Upson - Ford Family Monument Image 158K May 2006 Terri Vance
Upson, Alvin Image 158K May 2006 Terri Vance
Upson, Fanny W. Image 158K May 2006 Terri Vance
Utpatel, Anna Image 168K Oct 2005 Terri Vance
Unknown, Leonard M. Image 163K Oct 2005 Terri Vance
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