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March, 2006

Spirits And Spiritualists
Sunday, March 12, 2006

2:00 PM  $15
In the 19th century, thousands of Philadelphians believed they could communicate with the dead. Take a tour of the gravesites of believers and skeptics; both are well represented at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
Guide: Michael Brooks, Ph.D., West Chester University professor, and Friends of Laurel Hill Cemetery board member



Laurel Hill Cemetery
3822 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

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April, 2006

R.M.S. Titanic: 94 Years Later
Saturday, April 8, 2006

3:00 PM  $25 Tour Only $75 Tour/Lecture/Dinner
Eleven Titanic passengers have final resting places at Laurel Hill and West Laurel Hill Cemeteries. Join us on a tour as we visit their gravesites and learn about their lives, followed by a lecture and presentation. Then enjoy a sumptuous dinner that replicates the one served aboard Titanic that fateful night.
Guide: J. Joseph Edgette, Ph.D., Widener University professor




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