Reading the Gravestones of Early New England – June 6 @ 7 PM


June 6, 2024 at 7:00 PM
GAR Hall, Scituate

Author John Hanson will give a talk on “Reading the Gravestones of Early New England” at the GAR Hall in Scituate. In this talk, Hanson will discuss the iconography and epitaphs of gravestones from Scituate and around New England and how they reveal colonial New Englanders expressing their attitudes towards life, death, and eternity.

Tickets for this event are:

  • $10.00 per person for Society members
  • $15.00 per person for non-members

NOTE:  No tickets will be mailed.  Your purchase confirmation documents your attendee status and should be brought with you to the event.

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John Hanson has been collecting and studying early New England epitaphs for years.  He is the author of Reading the Gravestones of Old New England (McFarland, 2021), a Fellow of the American Antiquarian Society, and has published and spoken extensively on his research.

Mr. Hanson is a Massachusetts native, and lives in Boston and the Berkshires.

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