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Victorian Mourning Customs

October 22, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm | $5

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Get a glimpse into the customs and rituals of death in Victorian Britain and North America. Genealogists can thank the Victorians for the “cult of mourning” which generated a fantastic assortment of keepsakes, mementos, and paperwork. Discover how these materials and cultural attitudes toward grief can be researched with the help of modern tools and new resources. Pre-registration or walk-in registration accepted.

Hosted by the Oswegoland Heritage Association.


  • Date: October 22, 2016
  • Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Cost: $5
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