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The Pry House’s Significance with Museum Founder Dr. Gordon Dammann
May 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT| Pay-What-You-Please
Learn the history of the Pry House and the part it played in the Battle of Antietam
Join National Museum of Civil War Medicine’s founder, Dr. Gordon Dammann, on Sunday, May 1st from 2-3PM as he discusses the history of the Pry House and its significance during the Battle of Antietam. Dr. Dammann will also tell how the Museum came to run this historic site in partnership with the National Park Service.
This event is pay-as-you-please — the Museum will kindly accept donations in any amount.
The Pry House Field Hospital Museum is located at 18906 Shepherdstown Pike (MD Rt. 34), Keedysville, MD 21756
Gordon E. Dammann, D.D.S. whose collection of medical artifacts from the Civil War forms the core of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine’s holdings, is the author of the three-volume Pictorial Encyclopedia of Civil War Medical Instruments and Equipment, co-author of Images of Civil War Medicine—A Photographic History, and editor of the reprint Memoirs of Jonathan Letterman, MD Surgeon of U.S. Army 1861-1864. Dammann, retired from his private dental practice in Lena, IL, is a licensed guide at Antietam National Battlefield and has participated in Civil War programs throughout the United States, including West Point and the Smithsonian Institution.