‘Mourning Memphis’ in Victorian Village

Historic home and museum courts 21st century visitors

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Published: October 06, 2019 4:00 AM CT

An exhibit about the elaborate grieving customs of the 1800s will be in place at Woodruff-Fontaine House until Oct. 27. Twilight tours and ghost-hunting sprees can be booked by appointment, and not just during October. 


Mollie Fontaine Lounge Victorian Village Woodruff-Fontaine House

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Jill Johnson Piper

Jill Johnson Piper

Jill Johnson Piper is a second generation newspaper writer with roots in Memphis and Arkansas. She earned a B.A. in English from Rhodes College. Her work appears in Rhodes Today and Memphis magazine, as well as The Daily Memphian.


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