Food and Medicine Conference
Found this on the SavoryFare2 list and thought some of you might be interested. I will be on my way to California and will not be able to attend.
aka Dr. Hall Jackson
Posted by: "Pamela Williams" cookwench@... cookwench
Sat Jan 6, 2007 3:56 am (PST)>From another list...
We Are All Well: Healing and Healthcare in Early America
March 9, 2007
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
We are All Well explores the history of medicine and health care in
America from 1750-1850. Presentations, costumed interpretations and
tabletop exhibits examine treatment of common illnesses and epidemic
diseases, remedies and medicines from the apothecary and garden,
training of physicians and midwives, pregnancy and childbirth, medical
instruments and other associated material culture.
Presenters & Exhibitors:
Anna Dhody-Hager, Mutter Museum
Clarissa Dillon, Past Masters in Early American Domestic Arts
Kris Dippre, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Marie Jenkins Schwartz, University of Rhode Island
Dale Smith, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Nancy Webster, Friends Historical Association
Mike Williams, Brigade of the American Revolution
Cost: $65.00. Advance registration is required and must be received by
February 28, 2007. To register, email resources@fairfaxco unty.gov
<mailto:resources@fairfaxco unty.gov> or phone Museum Collections at
(703) 631-1429 or FAX (703) 631-8319.
Sponsors: Fairfax County Park Authority and George Mason