Facebook Live with the Seward House Museum in Auburn, NY
November 13 @ 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 Friday, November 13 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.
Director of Interpretation Jake Wynn will have a discussion with the staff of the Seward House Museum in Auburn, New York. They will detail William Seward Jr’s wounding at the Battle of Monocacy, and Mr. Wynn will expand on the medical care he received. The staff of the Seward House Museum will also show few exciting artifacts from their collection, so you won’t want to miss this live stream!
The Seward House Museum is the historic home of William Henry Seward and his family. Serving as a New York State Senator, Governor of New York, a U.S. Senator, and as Secretary of State in the Lincoln and Johnson administrations, Seward was one of the foremost politicians of nineteenth century America. The beautifully preserved home houses one of the largest original collections in the United States. Visitors can enjoy masterpieces of American art and special exhibitions in both the historic house and the museum’s gardens.
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