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Death and Mourning in the 1850s @ the Root House
October 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019
During the month of October, visitors to the William Root House will see the home decorated for mourning. Curtains will be drawn, and rooms will be adorned with black crepe and ribbons. Special tours will teach visitors about 1850s mourning practices and superstitions about death. This exhibit is included with the cost of regular museum admission and is free for Cobb Landmarks members.