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*Spirits Alive Winter Lecture Series

  • 26 Mar 2016
  • 1:30 PM
  • Wishcamper Center, University of Southern Maine,

Here Lyes the Body - Burial and Customs of the Pilgrims

Burial Hill, Plymouth, Mass. Photo by WS Robbins & Co. 
Robert N. Dennis collection of stereoscopic views, New York Public Library

Stephen C. O'Neill, Associate Director and Curator of Collections at the Pilgrim Hall Museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and adjunct faculty in the History Department of Suffolk University, will discuss the burial places, customs, and practices of the Plymouth Colony's Pilgrims.

Lectures begin at 1:30 PM at the Wishcamper Center, Bedford St. on the USM Portland Campus, with parking in the USM Bedford St. garage. Lectures are free, though donations are gratefully accepted.

Presented by Spirits Alive of Eastern Cemetery. Spirits Alive is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to the preservation of historic Eastern Cemetery (founded 1668) at the foot of Munjoy Hill on Congress St.

For more information, visit Sprits Alive online.

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