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Virtual Walking Tour – Stories from Frederick’s Civil War Hospitals
November 10 @ 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 Tuesday, November 10 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.
On Tuesday November 10 at 1:00 PM Director of Interpretation Jake Wynn and Education Coordinator John Lustrea will take viewers on a virtual walking tour of downtown Frederick. Along the way they will share their favorite stories from the dozens of Civil War hospitals still standing throughout town. The hospital system established in Frederick treated well over 10,000 patients during the Civil War, and helped change medical care in the United States forever.
Send us your questions in advance on Facebook or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and tune in to the Museum’s Facebook page for what is sure to be an exciting program. During this FREE program, you’ll hear about different aspects of healthcare on the front lines and in hospitals during the most destructive conflict in our nation’s history that continues impact us today. We are here to answer your questions about Civil War medical care!
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