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Mount Hope Cemetery
Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan

Lat: 42° 42' 27"N, Lon: 84° 31' 33"W
Lansing Twp, Section 27

Contributed by Ed Houghtaling, Oct 24, 2003, last edited Feb 04, 2006 [staphrxman@comcast.net]. Total records = 20,828.

To get to Mount Hope Cemetery, start at the state capitol and go east on Michigan Ave. about 3/4 mile to Pennsylvania Ave. Turn right on Pennsylvania and go south about 1 and 1/2 miles to Mt. Hope Avenue. Turn left onto Mt. Hope Ave. and go about 1/2 mile to the Cemetery. The entrance will be on your right.

Mt. Hope Cemetery is a 80 acre lot maintained by the city of Lansing. It was opened in 1874, however some of the markers pre-date that year. Bodies from several "neighborhood" cemeteries were exhumed and re-interred here.

The cemetery is well maintained, however vandalism is a problem there, the last incedence occuring in the spring of 2003, when a hundred or more stones were damaged or toppled over.

Section J is large in area, but has few markers. Many of those that are present are for infants or cvhildren. A lot of the stones are small, and a good number of them are small, and in poor or unreadable condition.

This was a work in progress that began in Jul of 2003 and was completed in September of 2004.

- Ed Houghtaling

Sec C = Section C
Sec D = Section D
Sec E = Section E
Sec F = Section F
Sec G-Fr = Sec G by front flag pole
Sec H = Section H
Sec J = Section J
Sec K = Section K
Sec L = Section L
Sec N = Section N
Sec O = Section O

Sec P = Section P
Sec Q = Section Q
Sec R = Section R
Sec S = Section S
Sec T = Section T
Sec U = Section U
Sec V = Section V
Sec W = Section W
Sec X = Section X
Sec Z = Section Z

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