Tales from Haunted

New England:

 

Gravestone CSI -

Causes of Death

Found on

Gravestones

 

October 17

7pm

 

 

 

 

It is said that there are a thousand

ways to die, but our ancestors seem

to have challenged that number...

 

 

Al and Betsy McKee of the Association

for Gravestone Studies will explore gravestone carvings on tombstones in

the Connecticut River Valley in the 18th

and 19th centuries as forensic research

 

Cause of death recorded on gravestones

is fairly rare, but the McKees have found

and photographed hundreds of

examples -- from dramatic accidents to heartbreaking tragedies

 

Why did some carvers record the cause

of death on a gravestone? Was it

meant to serve as a cautionary tale

or was it just the 18th century version

of People magazine headlines?

 

Reservations are not required but

may be made by calling the office at

413-205-5051 or by email

at storrow@thebige.com

 

 

Admission $5.00 per person

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our Volunteers

 

 

Storrowton Village Museum could not maintain the high level of educational programs, activities

and events without the generous support from our Volunteers

 

We are truly grateful to all of our

dedicated Volunteers,

from ages 14 to 84, for the time

and talents they contribute to

Storrowton Village

 

 

For information on becoming a

Storrowton Volunteer,

click on the link below

 

VOLUNTEER!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Storrowton Village Museum is an authentic, recreated village of nine 18th and 19th century buildings from Massachusetts and New Hampshire, assembled around a traditional town green

 

We offer living history programs and events

to acquaint audiences of all ages to

New England life in bygone days


 

Storrowton Village is open for drop-in tours

Tuesday - Saturday from 11am to 3pm,

mid-June thru the end of August; all other

times of the year is by appointment only

 

 

GROUP TOURS

(groups of 10 or more)

 

Guided tours for all ages, available

year-round by appointment,

with hands-on activities available

 

 

 

WEDDINGS

 

Our 1834 Meetinghouse is available

as a classic backdrop for your special day -

or, if you prefer an outside location,

the charming Gazebo on the Green...

Click on the dropdown menu above for more info

 

 

 

EDUCATIONAL AND SCHOOL VACATION PROGRAMS

 

We offer a variety of educational programs

for students Pre-K to High School

Click on the dropdown menu above for more info

 

 

 

For information & admission prices on

any of our programs, or for information

about Volunteering at Storrowton,

call the office at (413) 205-5051

Monday thru Friday, 9am to 5pm

or email us at storrow@TheBigE.com

 

 

Parking is free for all of Storrowton's programs, events and weddings

 

 

 

Yuletide at

Storrowton

 

December 6 & 7

11am - 4pm

 

 

-FREE ADMISSION-

 

 

 

 

Our annual winter

holiday festival !!

 

Tour Storrowton's 18th & 19th century buildings, seasonally decorated by area garden clubs, florists and decorators

 

Join us for musical & storytelling performances, kids crafts,

old-fashioned craft demonstrations,

ice sculpting, Sweet Shoppe,

an old-fashioned Santa

and much more!

 

Holiday gifts, decorations and

many unique items are available in

the Gift Shop and Christmas Shop

 

 

 

Yuletide Open House Tours 

Dec. 9-13  -  11am - 3pm
Guided tours by costumed interpreters of Storrowton's beautifully decorated homes, shops and antique buildings

 

Reservations required for groups

of 10+

 

Admission: $5.00

 

 

 

 

Yuletide By Lantern Light 

Dec. 10 - 6 - 8pm
Experience the magic of an old-fashioned winter evening on a

self-guided tour of Storrowton's cozy homes and buildings,

decorated for the season

and illuminated by

lanterns and candle light

 

Participants are encouraged to

dress warmly

 

Admission: $5.00

 

 

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