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Christmas in Frederick’s Civil War Hospitals – Digital Program
December 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST| FREE
COVID-19 and closures won’t stop us from sharing the incredible lessons we can learn from studying medical care during the Civil War!
Join us on Monday, December 21 at 1:00 PM on Facebook Live for a virtual program hosted by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. You can tune in live by visiting facebook.com/civilwarmed/live at the scheduled time.
In this pre-recorded video, Director of Interpretation Jake Wynn and Education Coordinator John Lustrea will discuss the celebration of Christmas in Frederick’s military hospitals during the Civil War. They will explore how the holiday evolved during the conflict and some of the traditions that took place during the 1860s that remain common today.
Jake Wynn is the Director of Interpretation at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. He also writes independently at the Wynning History blog.
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