The Arlington Heights Historical Museum will present a
lecture program titled Historic Cemetery Art Symbolism at the Arlington Heights
Historical Museum, located at 110 West Fremont St., on Saturday, October 7th at
Cemetery researcher, Laurel Mellien, of Headstones and History, will present a
program that focuses on the rich symbolism displayed in cemeteries of the
Victorian Era. Headstone art during this time period was carefully chosen by
family members to properly represent the deceased. Many clues about the lives of
the dearly departed can be discovered by learning the language of cemetery art
symbolism. Perfect to get you in the mood for Halloween celebrations!
Tickets are $12 for Arlington Heights Residents, $15 for non-residents. For
reservations, go to your local Arlington Heights Park District community center
or go online and register at https://apm.activecommunities.com/ahpd using code 13164.
For more information, call the museum at 847-255-1225 or go to our website:
The Arlington Heights Historical Museum collects and preserves significant
materials relating to our past and shares them through educational and
recreational activities that promote community heritage and pride. The Museum
is run through a partnership between the Arlington Heights Historical Society,
the Arlington Heights Park District, and the Village of Arlington Heights.
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