From Parlor to Grave: 1865 Funeral Reenactment

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October 30, 2011


Merchant's House Museum


Tween, Teen, Adult

$30; $10 graveside service and cemetery tour only

Description: The parlors will be draped in black crape as costumed actors recreate the 1865 funeral of Seabury Tredwell. After the service, mourners are invited to follow the coffin to nearby New York City Marble Cemetery – rarely open to the public – for a tour. Attendees are encouraged to wear 19th-century mourning attire; black crape armbands will be provided.

Address: 29 E. 4th Street
Manhattan, NY 10003
Phone: 212-777-1104