Cemeteries as Outdoor Museums
Wednesday, October 23 – 6:30pm
Cemeteries are valuable places of learning and are a largely underutilized type of outdoor history. Join the Jacksonville Historical Society in collaboration with the Florida Public Archaeology Network as we explore the lessons and history we can discover at our historic cemeteries. Emily Jane Murray, M.A., will lead us through the essentials of:
– the archaeological process
– the use iconography and headstone styles to date sites
– preservation and dating techniques.
JHS Members – free. Non-members – suggested donation of $10.
Refreshments 6:30 p.m. Presentation 7 p.m.
Parking is available behind the church.