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Date:
January 28, 2019 - March 7, 2019
Time:
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Address:
Waynesboro, VA 22980
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Exhibit: Every Necessary Care and Attention: George Washington and Medicine

Monday, January 28, 2019

This traveling exhibit explores the story of George Washington’s own health and examines the ways in which he sought to safeguard the health and wellness of his family, staff, slaves, and troops. His story also illuminates the practice of medicine which was transitioning from a traditional healer craft to a profession during this time. This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health with the Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens.