Event Details

Victorian Mourning Exhibit

When:

October 16, 2017 to October 31, 2017

Location:


126 South Third Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
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Admission:

$6.00 to $12.00


Description:

The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society presents a Victorian Mourning Exhibit at the Latimer House Museum in downtown Wilmington, NC. The interactive exhibit on mourning during the Victorian Era includes a circa 1850 mourning dress of Elizabeth Savage Latimer, hair jewelry, and post-mortem photography. In addition, the Latimer House is decorated for a Victorian Wake, complete with a reproduction casket, flowers, and black crepe covering the house's many mirrors. TOUR SCHEDULE: Monday through Saturday departing on the hours between 10am and 3pm; Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, and 8:30pm and Saturday, Oct. 28 at 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, and 8:30pm. Victorian All Hollows Eve Celebration: Friday, Oct. 27 from 7-9pm.

More Info:

Phone: (910) 762-0492
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