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"Welcome to the Graveyard" Virtual New England Cemetery Tour

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Newport Public Library

300 Spring Street

Newport, RI 02840

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In an effort to fulfill their mission of Keeping Our Dead Alive, cemetery educators The Gravestone Girls will be presenting their program “Welcome to the Graveyard”, a virtual tour centered on the evolution of New England cemeteries, at the Newport Public Library on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6:00pm. The 60-minute photo presentation explores many New England cemeteries and charts the evolution of cemeteries and gravestones from the colonial era into the 21st century.

Free and open to all. For more information, please visit the events calendar on our website, www.newportlibraryri.org or call 401-847-8720 x208. In addition to lecturing on the historical significance of New England graveyards, The Gravestone Girls create decorative artwork using the beautiful and primitive images found New England gravestones. For more on The Gravestone Girls, please visit www.GravestoneGirls.com.


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