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Pushing Up Daisies: Floral Gravestone Symbolism

April 23, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
April 23, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
Spring is the perfect time of year to stop and smell the roses. Although, you might find that difficult with the ones carved in stone!

*We have reached our Zoom capacity for this event. We will be live-streaming this event on our Facebook page. If you were unable to get tickets but would still like to attend make sure to like our page to be notified when the live-stream begins: https://www.facebook.com/mountauburncemetery *

Join Events and Outreach Coordinator, Corinne Elicona for a virtual Mount Auburn expedition to learn all about the different flowers and plants found in Victorian gravestone symbolism. We’ll explore the hidden meanings behind these botanic carvings and dive deep into the complex language that is Victorian sentimental symbolism.

Funding for programs has been provided in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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