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  • 23rd Feb 18

    When Angels Carried Them Away: Mourning in the Victorian Era

    Friday, October 5 & Saturday, October 6 – 5:30-8:30pm Friday, October 12 & Saturday, October 13 – 5:30-8:30pm Adults $44 – Seniors $42 – Yth/Children $34 plus tax – reservations required – limited capacity. 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 and public funerals complete with floral arrangements and hearse transportation for the deceased.  This program