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Friday, Jan. 30th 2015

The Death and Embalming of President Lincoln

When:
May 28, 2015 @ 5:45 pm – 6:45 pm
2015-05-28T17:45:00-05:00
2015-05-28T18:45:00-05:00
Where:
John Wornall House
6115 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64113
USA
Cost:
$5
Contact:
Sarah Bader-King
816-444-1858

Join us as we examine how the assassination and embalming of President Lincoln changed the entire attitude of funerals and death. We will dispel some myths surrounding the death and embalming of Lincoln. 

Lee Ward is the owner of the Museum of Funeral History in Independence, MO. He was formerly a funeral director and embalmer for 45 years. He owned his own funeral homes in Chilhowee and Urich, MO for 25 years. He is the author of five books including the only book written on the Civil War embalmer, Coffins, Kits and More

$5 per person. Register here!


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