On Thursday November 8 at 7:30, The Mahwah Museum lecture series will present “American Civil War Medicine” by Bill Gent. The lecture will be held at the Educational Building of the Ramapo Reformed Church, 100 Franklin Turnpike, Mahwah.
The lecture will provide an accurate look at Civil War period medicine and practices, the education of physicians, as well as the transportation and care of the wounded during the war. Medical tools and period bottles and cases will be on display, and Gent will talk about the devastating casualty statistics of the war.
Jersey City resident Bill Gent has been a historic lecturer since 1997 and has attracted audiences in five states and Washington, DC. Reservations are recommended. To reserve, visit www.mahwahmuseum.org or call 201.512.0099. Admission is $3.00 for non-members, members and veterans are free, and refreshments will be served.
The Mahwah Museum, at 201 Franklin Turnpike, features exhibits “Les Paul In Mahwah” and “New Jersey Fights in the Civil War”, and is open Wednesday and Weekends from 1 to 5 PM. Also at the Museum, the The Donald Cooper Railroad, which has reopened after extensive maintenance, is open on weekends from 1 to 5 PM. Admission to the Museum is $3 per person or $5 per family. For more information on the Mahwah Museum and its events, visit www.mahwahmuseum.org.
The Mahwah Museum receives operating support from The New Jersey Historical Commission., Dept. of State.