" A Time to Mourn " Program offered at The Willows at the 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM tours Wednesday through Sunday.. Starting Oct. 4 till October 29, 2017
During this special tour at the Foster family home, you will explore the unusual death and mourning traditions during the Victorian Era, What is strange and morbid by modern standards was accepted practice through much of the 19th century. Discover the importance of "the good death", the wake, the garden cemeteries, post-mortem photography , and the stages of mourning that effected women the most. Appropriate for ages 12 and up.