A Salon to Die For: A (Very) Brief History of Funeral Service

Date(s) - 10/08/2017
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Museum at 411 Linden



WHS Salon at 411 Linden

A Salon To Die For: A (Very) Brief History of Funeral Service

Join Benjamin Schmidt, Instructor of Mortuary Science at Worsham College, to discuss the history of funeral service from ancient cultures to the preparation that went into the Abraham Lincoln funeral train.  Step into the Winnetka Historical Society Museum at 411 Linden, and find yourself at an in-home funeral parlor circa 1877 (the heyday of 411 Linden)!

When:   Sunday, October 8, 2017  2:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Cost:      Free to the public
RSVPs:  Please rsvp to 847 446-0001 or whsadmin@winnetkahistory.org.   Registration required.  Space is limited.