Funeral show rolls into town
According to Harry Kurtz, president of Mobile Tours & Equipment, which collaborated on the display with the Museum of Funeral Customs, Springfield, Illinois, both funeral professionals and the general public benefit from experiencing the exhibit, which is housed in a tractor-trailor. Since hitting the road last sumer, the exhibit has welcomed more than 10,000 visitors, Kurtz said. The mobile tour came to Fort McHenry from Arlington Cemetery in Virginia, and is headed back to Virginia (to Quantico) soon. Tour stops have been sponsored by state associations and groups of local funeral directors. Frank Lorbach (firstname.lastname@example.org) is managing director of the tour on site.
To check the tour schedule, go to"events" at the site www.reflectionsaft.com.