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Victorian Mourning Customs


Victorian Mourning Customs 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. Reservation Required Dates: Wednesday, October 18 and Thursday, October 19 Tours 6:30 pm and 7 pm and 7:30 pm $10 per person ages 10 and up