How would Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee have treated a fever? A broken bone? Check out Dr. Chaffee’s apothecary chest and medical texts, and mix up some remedies.
Talk with Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking artists who produced the furnishings, and at 2:00 PM, hear more about diseases and treatments of Dr. Chaffee’s time from Dr. Al McKee, president of the Longmeadow Historical Society.
Enjoy refreshments and be happy that modern medicine has evolved since the late-18th century!
Note: the Chaffee House is not wheelchair accessible. Apologies for the inconvenience.