Bile, Bandages and Bone Saws: Exploring Medicine in the 1800s

Saturday, February 20, 2016 – two sessions at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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In celebration of Heritage Week 2016 (February 15 to 21), visit Fulford Place to discover Ontario’s heritage through a series of free talks and a youth program.

Designed for participants aged 8 to 11, this interactive 2.5-hour session offers an engaging introduction to 19th-century medicine. Youth will learn about different understandings of the causes of illness, from the four humours to germ theory, common treatments, medical instruments, herbal remedies and patent medicines.

Admission is $10. Space is limited. To pre-register, call 613-498-3003.

For more information, contact:

Pamela Peacock
Coordinator, Eastern Ontario Museum Sites
Telephone: 613-498-3003

Fulford Place – a National Historic Site – is owned and operated by the Ontario Heritage Trust, an agency of the Government of Ontario dedicated to identifying, preserving, protecting and promoting Ontario's heritage.


Fulford Place
287 King Street East
Brockville, Ontario

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