Victorian Mourning Traditions & Cemetery Tour

Amherst historical Society presents:

Victorian Mourning Traditions & Cemetery Tour

Saturday, October 28
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us on Saturday, October 28 when Elizabeth Cardaropoli (@maidofthemounds) discusses mourning and funerary practices of Early New England through to the Victorian Era and touches on the myriad of reasons behind these mourning traditions. She will then lead a group to West Cemetery to showcase some of the meanings and metaphors carved into gravestones of Amherst residents gone-by.

Fee: Donations in support of this program on the day of the event are appreciated. A donation of $10 is suggested.

Registration is required. Please submit the form below to register for this event.

Victorian Mourning Traditions & Cemetery Tour Registration

By registering for this program, registrant indemnifies and holds harmless Amherst History Museum and its affiliates from any and all losses, damage suits, claims, costs, medical or other related expenses, demands, judgements, or liabilities, arising out of or in any way connected with the programs and activities of the Mourning Practice Lecture and West Cemetery Tour. 

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