Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Victorian Mourning Customs

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Waveland State Historic Site
Address: 225 Waveland Museum Ln, Lexington, KY 40514
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Victorian Mourning Customs Oct 17 – 18, 2018 at 7 p.m. both nights Victorians understood that death was an everyday part of life and that there were many rules of mourning etiquette expected to be followed. Each phase of mourning sent a special social message to others. Join us as we discuss the private and social aspects of mourning in Victorian- era America. Learn about the expectations of dressing properly while grieving, the significance of draping the home and inner decor, etiquette of funerals and death announcements. $12 per person ages 10 and up. Reservations Required


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