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February 15, 2013

Etiquette session set at Murrell home

— The historic George M. Murrell Home in Park Hill will be the site for a workshop on 19th-century etiquette from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 16.

The workshop is open to anyone interested in learning about manners and customs of the mid-19th century. Topics of discussion will include conversation, social introductions, entertainment activities, dressing and accessorizing for men and women, and subjects to avoid.

The George M. Murrell Home was built in 1845 as the home of the niece of then-Cherokee Principal Chief John Ross. The site is a National Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is at 19479 E. Murrell Home Road, about three miles south of Tahlequah.

The cost for the workshop is $20 and includes lunch and handout materials. Current or new members of the Friends of the Murrell Home support organization will receive a $5 discount. Space is limited to 20 participants. Visit the Murrell Home’s Facebook page at facebook.

com/murrellhome for more information.

Reservations: (918) 456-2751.

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