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USA Archaeology Museum Lecture Series

Tombstone Tales: Cemeteries, Symbols, and Stories, Katherine Sims, Florida Public Archaeology Network

Thursday, September 15, 2016, 6pm-7pm

Historic cemeteries are amazing outdoor museums containing vast amounts of information on markers and tombstones that can be "read" like historic documents. This presentation describes the development of the modern cemetery, the kinds of information that can be learned from inscriptions and symbols on markers, the laws protecting historic cemeteries in Florida, and ways to protect them for the future.

Earlier Event: August 30
Open Club House
Later Event: September 29
USA Archaeology Museum Lecture Series