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  • 9th Sep 15

    Angels Carried Them Away: Death and Mourning in the Victorian Era

    Victorians embraced death as a cause for elaborate ritual. During this era (1876-1915) the ritual of death became increasingly sophisticated and the period saw the development of the modern cemetery, morticians ans public funeral complete with floral arrangements and hearse for transportation for the deceased.  This program will feature a presentation on Victorian funeral and mourning customs, a first floor house tour and narrated lake boat tour of maritime mishaps on Geneva Lake. Reserve your spot today on this unique