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Victorian Funeral

historic interpreters dressed as mourners and preacher at cemetery

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Date:
Saturday, October 8
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

In 1875, the funeral was a pageant of honored traditions. Families gathered to find joy in a public celebration of a life well lived. Join our historic interpreters as they celebrate the life and honor the death of a fictional Walnut Hill resident with a re-created funeral. In the morning, visit the Tangen Home, prepared with a period-style coffin and funeral drapery. Walk in the funeral procession led by a horse-drawn hearse to New Hope Cemetery for a moving memorial service. Exact time of funeral to be announced. All activities included with General Admission.

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