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Friday, February 24 • 9:30am - 11:00am
History of Cemeteries pt. 2 - So You Want to be a Grave-robber!

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Grave-robbers, Resurrectionists, Sack-em-up men. Call them what you will, they practiced an abhorred, yet fascinating occupation. They snuck into church-yards and cemeteries, in the dead of night, to steal the bodies of the recently dead. Despised both by the public, and even by the medical community they served, these men took enormous chances. Why would anyone risk not only imprisonment or hanging at the hands of the law, but guards, vigilantly mobs, and cleverly laid booby traps just to make a living? And what techniques did they employ to obtain their macabre goods and escape undetected? Come find out...if you dare!

Speakers
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Rocas Dorran

I am a teacher and an Atheist. My education is in Anthropology and Science education. I am a long time member of the Goth community and an administrator for Elders of Goth on Facebook. Give me a chance to talk about anything related to science, gothic literature or macabre historical subjects, and you will leave knowing more than you EVER wanted to.


Friday February 24, 2017 9:30am - 11:00am
Fairlane

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