Senior Moments: Angels Carried Them Away: Funeral and Mourning Customs of the Victorian Era

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hedberg Public Library
Program Room

Event Details

Presented by Steven Person, Black Point Estate and Gardens and retired funeral director

Learn how Victorians embraced death as a cause for elaborate, sophisticated ritual.  This era saw the development of the modern cemetery, mortician and public funeral - complete with floral arrangements and hearse transportation for the deceased.

Event Type(s): Adult Events
Age Group(s): Adult