People's Mortuary Museum, Mariatta, Ohio

Christine Crowley By Christine Crowley, 23rd Oct 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Aren't you a little curious about funeral homes and what goes on there? A trip to the People's Mortuary Museum will put your fears to rest. A guided tour of the museum will show you everything you wanted to know.

People's Mortuary Museum

Located in Mariatta, Ohio, this museum is unique in that the employees enjoy sharing what they do with others.

An eclectic collection and exhibit of early funeral customs. Featuring antique motorized and horse-drawn hearses, vintage clothing, funeral home equipment... all tastefully displayed in a fully accessible site.

On display you will find the follow hearsts:

1938 Packard
1940 Packard
1927 Henney
1895 Horse Drawn Hearst

Other funeral memorabilia is also on display.

If you find yourself in Mariatta, Ohio, this museum is a must see. Happy traveling!

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Mortuary Museums, Museums, Ohio Museums, Peoples Mortuary Museum

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I am retired from a community college and working part-time. I've always loved to write and find it rewarding.

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author avatar David Reinstein,LCSW
23rd Oct 2012 (#)

I hear that people are just dying to get in there :-}

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author avatar Christine Crowley
23rd Oct 2012 (#)

Ha Ha. So funny - smile :)

I hope you get a chance to visit!

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author avatar Teila
23rd Oct 2012 (#)

Funny David! Thanks for sharing this Christine!

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author avatar Christine Crowley
23rd Oct 2012 (#)

Thank you, Teila!

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
24th Oct 2012 (#)

Thanks for the share, Christine. Everyone has to visit at least once in their life time! - siva

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author avatar Christine Crowley
24th Oct 2012 (#)

You betcha! Thanks, Siva!

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