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Thu, Mar 28

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First Parish Community Hall

Graverobbing, Harvard's Medical School, and Chebacco Parish

Historian Rob Fitzgibbon tells the chilling story of Dr. Thomas Sewall, the nineteenth-century Harvard-educated Essex physician charged with grave robbing. Rob will dig into the practice of "Resurrection Men," Sewall's defense attorney Daniel Webster, and the case's curious connection to MBTS.

Graverobbing, Harvard's Medical School, and Chebacco Parish
Graverobbing, Harvard's Medical School, and Chebacco Parish

Time & Location

Mar 28, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

First Parish Community Hall, 1 Chapel Ln, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944, USA

About the event

Doors open at 6:30 for socializing and refreshments.  Free for members / $15 for non-members.

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