Phil Nuxhall at the Museum Center: Stories and Photographs from his books on Spring Grove Cemetery 10/29 at 7:00 PM
Lecturer: Phil Nuxhall, Historian & Docent Trainer, Spring Grove Cemetery
When: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014
Where: Reakirt Auditorium
Well-known Cincinnati historian of the entombed, embalmed, cremated, and encased, Phil Nuxhall takes you on a personal presentation of his favorite people, places and things at Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum. The presentation includes beautiful photographs from his award winning book,Beauty in the Grove.
In addition to learning about the history, art, architecture and landscape of this National Historic Landmark, you will hear Phil’s favorite stories about people buried at the cemetery. Among those are a Titanic survivor, the person who created the Cincinnati Reds’ first uniforms and the man who created the very first hot air balloon for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade!
Sit back, relax and listen to an entertaining array of lively anecdotes, little known facts, and just plain oddities that make Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum an international destination!
Book signing follows lecture.