7:00pm - 8:00pm Location: Waveland State Historic Site Address: 225 Waveland Museum Ln, Lexington, KY 40514 Website
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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