Join us on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 starting at 5 PM as we explore how a visit to the doctor evolved from the end of the 18th century through today. Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee practiced medicine [...]
Across the green from our Strong-Howard House, there once lived Dr. William S. Pierson (1788-1860) and his family. In 1829, Dr. Pierson purchased a day book that became a place for reflection on family and business affairs as well as a record of his medical and agricultural practices from 1829-1831.
Gordon Kenneson will share research into old medical texts and recipe books which has yielded fascinating herbal remedies, some still used, some blessedly not! Plus learn about some exciting plans for the Society's historic doctor's [...]