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Campbell House by Candlelight

Saturday, October 26, 2019, 1:00 AM

Once again we are excited to partner with the Mourning Society of St. Louis for our annual Halloween Twilight Tours. Experience the Campbell House period rooms dimmed to gaslight brightness and draped for mourning. Guests get the unique opportunity to walk through the Campbell House at night and learn about the Victorian mourning customs. The Mourning Society members will even be in appropriate mourning dress!Witness Robert Campbell's 1879 wake in the parlor and hear about the process of preparing the deceased for the funeral, Victorian mourning etiquette, dress, and cemeteries. Notable items on display will be a diphtheria vaporizer, variety of coffins, bleeding instruments, leeches, and even recipes for funeral biscuits. Don't forget to try some funeral biscuits!Tours will be at 6pm, 6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm. Please pick a time slot when you purchase tickets. Tickets are $15 and $5 for CHM Members. Call 314-421-0325 for tickets. NO TICKETS ARE MAILED. YOUR NAME WILL BE ON THE LIST NEXT TO THE TIME SLOT YOU PICKED. WE WILL HAVE THE LIST AT THE DOOR.

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/campbell-house-by-candlelight-tickets-72711549201?aff=aff0eventful

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1508 Locust Street
Saint Louis, MO

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