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“Grave Robbing in New England” with Alan Rumrill

October 29, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

At the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the Nolan-Murray Center, Springfield, Vermont on October 29 at 2 pm, ($8 admission). Alan Rumrill will discuss the 19th century history of grave robbing in New England.” Rumrill will provide explanations about why it was common at the time for paid grave robbers to visit cemeteries in the dark of night to dig up recently buried bodies.

Alan Rumrill has been chronicling the history of Cheshire County, scary and otherwise, for over 35 years. His “Monadnock Moments” can be heard regularly on WKBK radio, and his “Moments in (Local) History” can be read in The Keene Sentinel.







October 29, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the Nolan-Murray Center
Springfield, VT + Google Map