Final Respects - 18th Century Funeral Customs

Death was ever present in early America. Disease, epidemics, accidents, childbirth – all took their endless toll.  Then, as now, burial and funeral rituals served to honor the dead and comfort the living. The museum’s program will take a look at 18th century funeral practices; included are a presentation and an artifact display.  Visitors may also tour the fully furnished c1740 farmhouse and watch demonstrations of open-hearth cooking. Admission is $5 for ages 13 and older, $3 for ages 3 to 13, and free age 2 and under.

Contact Information
  1. Melinda or Joan
  2. 908-232-1776
  3. millercorymuseum@gmail.com
Sun, November 10
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 11/10/2019 2:00pm 11/10/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Final Respects - 18th Century Funeral Customs

Death was ever present in early America. Disease, epidemics, accidents, childbirth – all took their endless toll. Then, as now, burial and funeral rituals served to honor the dead and comfort the living. The museum’s program will take a look at 18th century funeral practices; included are a presentation and an artifact display. Visitors may also tour the fully furnished c1740 ...

614 Mountain Avenue Westfield, NJ 07090

Miller-Cory House Museum

614 Mountain Avenue
Westfield, NJ 07090

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