A House in Mourning

October 1, 2013 - October 31, 2013
Event By: Sam Davis Home and Museum Address: 1399 Sam Davis Road Smyrna, TN 37167 Email: thesamdavishome@gmail.com Phone: (615) 459-2341
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The Sam Davis Home will host “Cult of Mourning” which was at its peak during 1850-1890. The house will be prepared for a funeral, with mirrors draped in black cloth and clocks stopped at the time of death. View the mourning artifacts and learn the history of this practice to respect and mourn for the deceased.