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CARVED IN STONE: CEMETERY HISTORY & SYMBOLISM

Dates:September 22, 2020
Meets:Tu from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Hours:3.00
Location:Cloverdale Funeral Home - Event Center
Instructor:David Habben
Fee: $25.00  

Class meets at Cloverdale Funeral Home 1200 N. Cloverdale Rd., Boise, ID 83713 (208) 375-2212 Event Center - Look for the Burgundy awning COMPLIANCE WITH CDC AND LOCAL HEALTH GUIDELINES WILL BE FOLLOWED. MASKS ARE REQUIRED!

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Course Description

COMPLIANCE WITH CDC AND LOCAL HEALTH GUIDELINES WILL BE FOLLOWED.

 

Spend the evening with a Cemetery Historian!  Using hundreds of photos of grave stones taken by the instructor, you will learn the secret language of tomb stones.   Learn how to interpret the cryptic emblems, signs & symbols found on grave stones. Many of our ancestors were illiterate. Signs and symbols are the universal language of grave stones. They tell us if the deceased was male or female; religious; belonged to a fraternal organization; was well loved; or even if he or she had a sense of humor, all without knowing how to read.  We'll even discuss the history of cemeteries, burial customs, symbolism and even a little humor!

 

Class meets at Cloverdale Funeral Home
1200 N. Cloverdale Rd., Boise, ID 83713  (208) 375-2212
Event Center - Look for the Burgundy awning

 

Click on instructor link for biography; ages 18+

 

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