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Civil War Discovery Cart

Dates: August 14, 2013 at 1-2 p.m.

Location: National Museum of Health and Medicine
2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Cost: Free

Take a closer look at Civil War medicine at a hands-on discovery cart featuring artifacts and specimens related to the care of soldiers during the Civil War. For more information, call 301-319-3303 or visit http://www.medicalmuseum.mil.


Photo caption/credit: National Museum of Health and Medicine docent Lisa Weed shows a Museum visitor an anesthesia inhalation device pioneered during the Civil War. Visitors will see artifacts like this and more during the Civil War Discovery Cart program. (Image courtesy of NMHM)