Sat, Oct 21|
A Month of Mourning at The League-Kempner House
Come into our parlor to experience how the Victorians mourned and learn about Victorian mourning customs, traditions, and superstitions.
Time & Location
Oct 21, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Galveston, 1702 Broadway Avenue J, Galveston, TX 77550, USA
About the event
Visit the League-Kempner House's parlor in October and see it prepared for a funeral viewing with talks about all things Victorian funerary. Cover the mirror, and stop the clock! What is a Frozen Charlotte? How long does a woman wear widow's weeds? What is a Tussie Mussy? These questions and more will be answered in October at the Month of Mourning Exhibit. Presented in partnership with Spooky Galveston.