Getrude worked as a nurse for both Doctors Remick for a total of 55 years
We’re celebrating National Nurses Week
Monday, May 8–Friday, May 12, 2017
Free admission for current, retired and student nurses.
“OUR MEDICINE THROUGH TIME” EXHIBIT | Monday, May 9 | 11 a.m.
Join us as we officially open this new, interactive exhibit which will take visitors through various time periods of how medicine was produced and provided in the United States. The exhibit includes an 1800’s Still Room, a late 1800’s Herbal Apothecary, an early 1900’s Drug Store with Soda Fountain, and a 1940’s Doctor’s Office supplied with medical equipment from that era. Following the ribbon cutting, Museum educators will be on hand to lead tours. Included with Museum admission.
+ NEW TOUR
“A VISIT TO THE DOCTORS REMICK” | Daily tours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the hour
Take a tour of the Doctor’s Office and Medicine Room where both Doctors Remick practiced medicine. This tour takes place in the Captain Enoch Remick House. Included with Museum admission.
+ NURSES RECEPTION
FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE’S BIRTHDAY | Thursday, May 12 | 6–8 p.m.
It’s Florence Nightingale’s Birthday! In honor of this historic figure in nursing, view photos of local nurses in their nurse’s caps and learn the history of the cap. Birthday cake will be served, followed by “A Visit to the Doctors Remick” tours (see description, above). Nurses from the Tamworth area will be with us for this celebration. Come to honor all nurses. View the exhibit and take a tour. FREE. [See/print the reception invitation/flyer.]
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