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Victorian Funeral

  • 11121 Hickman Road | Urbandale, IA 50322
  • Presented By: Living History Farms
  • Dates: October 6, 2018
  • Location: Living History Farms
  • Start/End Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Event Times: From: 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Price: General admission
  • Overview

    Victorian Funeral
    October 6, 2018, 9am-4pm, funeral at 1pm
    In 1875, the funeral was a pageant of honored traditions! Families gathered to find joy in a public celebration of a life well lived. At 1:00, join with historic interpreters as they celebrate the life and honor the death of a fictional Walnut Hill resident with a re-created funeral. Visit the Tangen home, prepared with a period style coffin and funeral drapery. Walk in the funeral procession led by a horse-drawn hearse to New Hope Cemetery for a moving memorial service.