Learn how Victorians mourned the dead during Halloween event at historic home

Latimer House invites you to learn about Victorian era's mourning rituals.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Some consider it to be one of the most haunted places in Wilmington.

In time for Halloween, the Latimer House is hosting educational tours.

This week, the house presents a Victorian Mourning event, which reveals the customs and rituals of death in Victorian Era America.

Evening tours for the public are Oct. 25 through 27. Click here for times, tickets and more information.

Visitors can learn about the decorations, clothing, burial practices and foods that were customary for Victorians when death came to a family in that era.

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