Learn about the Victorian Way of Death and Mourning

Presented by Melinda Mitchell

Come join Melinda Mitchell, director of the Museum of Mortality as she takes us on a journey through the Victorian traditions of death and mourning to better understand why we do what we do today.


Melinda Mitchell is the owner of Geneva Steam Convention as well as Museum Director for Museum of Mortality. She has long held a fascination with history, its sordid backgrounds, and gruesome scientific past.



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