|A Lively Look at the History of Death in the 1860s|
Event Type: All Ages|
Age Group(s): 12-18 years, 18 + up
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
Join Jennifer Rounds from the Ohio Historical Society as she explores the fascinating (and slightly macabre) history of death and mourning customs in the 1860s, during the time of the Civil War. Visitors will get to look at mourning clothes and jewelry, read and make up their own humorous epitaphs, view a traditional Irish Wake, learn about death superstitions and make their own gravestone rubbing.
Location: Combined Meeting Room (Event)
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