Victorian Memory & Mourning



Location: Naper Settlement, Naperville, IL 60540
Start Date/Time: May 12, 2018 - 1:00 p.m.
End Date/Time: May 12, 2018 – 3:00 p.m.

Get ready for Memorial Day with a look back at how Americans have traditionally handled death, mourning and memorialization. Experience hands-on Victorian mourning artifacts and memorials from the collection of folklorist Sheila Riley. Discover what mysterious gravestone symbols really mean and then practice your knowledge in a guided walking tour of Naperville Cemetery. Ages 13 and up. Reservations required. $15


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