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Neighbors of DuPage

Victorian Memory and Mourning, plus Cemetery Symbols

Saturday, May 12, 1-3 PM $15/person, $13/Settlement-6 members and above 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, then practice your knowledge in a guided walking tour of Naperville Cemetery. This two-hour program will be led by Riley, Director of Learning Experiences at Naper Settlement. Recommended for ages 13 and up. Reservations are required.

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May 12, 2018

1:00PM - 3:00PM

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$15/person, $13/Settlement-6 members and above