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Lecture Series: Fanny Longfellow’s Moment in the History of Medicine
A discussion of 19th century attitudes toward childbirth and the advent of ether anesthesia.
Local author Tegan Kehoe will discuss her forthcoming book, Exploring American Healthcare through 50 Historic Treasures (Rowman & Littlefield, December 2021) with emphasis on sections of the book that provide context for the Longfellow family’s relationship with health and medicine. Site archivist Kate Hanson Plass will share details specific to the family. The discussion will touch on mid-nineteenth century attitudes towards childbirth and diseases that touched the family such asView more
Free admission. Open to all - visit https://www.nps.gov/long/planyourvisit/fall-lecture-series.htm for details and registration.
Each lecture will be live captioned. Please use the registration form to request additional accessibility accommodations.
Each lecture will be live captioned. Please use the registration form to request additional accessibility accommodations.View less