It's All About Time: Garden of Memories

It's All About Time: Garden of Memories - LectureThe Forest Hills Cemetery and the Forest Hills Educational Trust PRESENT:

A FORSYTH LECTURE EVENT — with Author and Historian Dee Morris

Sunday, October 22nd at 2PM

Since 1848, Forest Hills Cemetery has been a landscape of remembrance. Here is the final resting place of heroes, original thinkers, and many icons of Greater Boston. Join us for a celebration of their lives and the lesser known stories of these admirable women and men.

Discussion topics to include: art, poetry, allegorical figures, traditional funerary symbols, changing landscapes, and some historic and contemporary residents of Forest Hills such as master clock maker Simon Willard and artist and community leader Elma Lewis.

Admission:  $10 for advance tickets; $12 day of the lecture

 

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Dee Morris is a noted local historian who explores and documents the diverse social history of 19th century Greater Boston. Author of Boston in the Golden Age of Spiritualism: Séances, Mediums & Immortality, and Medford: A Brief History.

 

I cannot promise very much.
I give you the images I know.
Lie still with me and watch.
We laugh and we touch.
I promise you love.
Time will not take that away.

— Anne Sexton (1928-1974)

 

First four photos shown by Dee Morris. Fifth photo by Billie Jo Thibault.