Forest Lawn’s Sunday In The Cemetery concert and lecture series continues in March, with programs taking place each Sunday through April (except Easter Sunday). All programs begin at 2 p.m. in Forest Lawn’s historic chapel.
Sunday, March 2, 2014: Genealogical Research Strategies: Where To Begin…and Will It Ever End? Join Local History Researcher and Genealogist Jennifer Liber Raines as she discusses strategies for planning your research efforts and organizing your genealogical materials. Learn about the increasing importance of integrity, source evaluation and citation in our changing digital world. She will also discuss how varied sources, creative problem solving and a well-designed organization system will help support your research efforts.
Sunday, March 9, 2014: It Takes A Woman O’Connell & Company’s hit show DIVA by DIVA: A Celebration of Women! pays tribute to the DIVAS of Forest Lawn in Forest Lawn’s historic chapel in honor of Women’s History Month.
Sunday, March 16, 2014: The Angola Horror: Terror Near the Nickel City Just days before Christmas in 1867, a fiery train wreck at Angola, NY shocked the nation and transformed American railroads. In her new book, The Angola Horror, award-winning journalist Charity Vogel tells the true-to-life story of this horrific and historic event and those involved, including the roughly 50 who died in the wreck – some of whom are now buried in Forest Lawn. Charity will be on hand after the talk to sign copies of her book.
Sunday, March 23, 2014: Returning the Forest to Forest Lawn Join Forest Lawn Horticultural Manager Matthew Quirey in the historic Forest Lawn chapel as he discusses the history of the Forest Lawn landscape, its expansion and change over the past 160+ years and plans for the planting of nearly 4,000 trees over the coming years in an effort to “return the forest to Forest Lawn.”
Cost is $15 per person per event – seating is limited, and reservations are required; visit www.forest-lawn.com or call Forest Lawn at 716-885-1600 for reservations.
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