Beekman House Victorian Days: Victorian Mourning Customs

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October 19, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
2019-10-19T11:00:00-07:00
2019-10-19T15:00:00-07:00

Historic Beekman House 470 E. California St, Jacksonville

These special 50-minute tours begin every 15 minutes from 11am-3pm. The Victorians created elaborate rituals around the passing of a loved one. Docents will share proper Victorian mourning etiquette for home décor, clothing, funerals, and social behavior as well as superstitions, séances, mementos, and a few popular practices of the time that we would find bizarre today.

Admission: $5

For more information and reservations visit http://www.historicjacksonville.org